The Well's founding director, Rabbi Dan Horwitz, believes deeply in the value and power of community, and that Judaism should above all add meaning to our lives and be a source of joy! Committed to lifelong learning, he holds three masters degrees and a law degree in addition to rabbinic ordination. Rabbi Dan is committed to creating radically welcoming environments and connecting with individuals and families wherever they may be on their journeys.

For more information, check out his personal website:

To contact Rabbi Dan, please email him at


Avery Drongowski is excited to join The Well as Program and Engagement Associate. She is a recent graduate of the Jewish Communal Leadership Program at the University of Michigan School of Social Work, and is passionate about Jewish community, social justice, and matzah ball soup! Avery is looking forward to connecting people to everything The Well has to offer and supporting them in building Jewish community!

She'd love to take you out for coffee or tea to get to know you and your interests - email her at!