• Rabbi Armin Langer holds a Ph.D. in sociology from the Humboldt University of Berlin and graduated from the Reconstructionist Rabbinical College in 2022. He held academic appointments at Brandeis University’s Schusterman Center for Israel Studies and at the Center for German Studies at the University of Virginia, and he is an incoming visiting assistant professor at the University of Florida’s Center for European Studies. Armin has served in rabbinic roles at Congregation Am Haskalah in the Lehigh Valley, Pa.; Congregation Beth Am in San Antonio; and various Jewish communities in Austria, Germany, Hungary, Mexico and Sweden. He has published two books, an edited volume and several articles on antisemitism, racism, migration and acculturation. His personal website is at:

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