Abby Wells is the founder and spiritual leader of Temple Echad. She brings to her role a unique grasp of pluralistic Jewish practice within the context of a religiously diverse and growing post-denominational society. Her deep affinity for meditation and the mystical origins found at the core of all traditions inspires her vision for the future of Judaism and its intersection with a common human future. Abby holds masters degrees in social work and holistic spirituality and a Ph.D. in leadership. Prior to pursuing the rabbinate and entering academia, she worked in private practice as a spiritual director, mediator, leadership coach and consultant.