Rabbi Ethan Tucker is co-founder and head of Mechon Hadar, the only co-ed, non- denominational yeshiva in America, where he holds the chair in Jewish Law. He was previously a faculty member at the Drisha Institute for Jewish Education and a co-founder of Kehilat Hadar and the National Independent Minyanim Movement.
He received his Ph.D. from the Jewish Theological Seminary and was a Wexner Fellow in 2000.
Known for his ability to transcend the affiliation boundaries of Judaism, he was awarded the inaugural Grinspoon Foundation Social Entrepreneur Fellowship in 2008. He was, in addition, named one of America’s top 50 Rabbis by Newsweek in 2011 and 2012.