Rabbi Mark Wildes founded Manhattan Jewish Experience (MJE) in 1998. MJE is a warm and open community where millennials with limited Jewish background can explore Jewish life and meet new people. MJE has reconnected thousands of young men and women to Jewish tradition, Israel and a Torah way of life as well as providing a venue in which 377 couples have met and married! MJE run’s a wide range of inclusive, engaging and innovative programs for Jewish 20’s/30’s including Shabbat dinners, holiday events, winter and spring retreats, classes, beginner services, trips to Israel, a one-on-one learning program and much more. Rabbi Wildes holds a BA in Psychology from Yeshiva University, a JD from the Cardozo School of Law, a Masters in International Affairs from Columbia University and was ordained from Yeshiva University.