Daniella Kolodny is the first female rabbi enlisted in the U.S. Naval Academy, which she joined in 2004. She was ordained by the Jewish Theological Seminary that year. In 2010 the Assembly of Masorti Synagogues appointed Kolodny as its Community Development Coordinator.
She was born in Jerusalem but raised in Maryland, and earned a degree in international relations from Boston University, as well as master's degrees in public administration and Jewish communally service from Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion in Los Angeles.
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