Rabbi Bruce Aft has served Congregation Adat Reyim in Springfield, VA for 29 years and in July becomes Rabbi Emeritus. He has served on the board of OUDC, a Black Jewish Dialogue program for teenagers and is currently President of the Board.  He has been the rabbinic advisor for Hillel at GMU for years. Rabbi Bruce has been an adjunct professor in the Carter School of Conflict Analysis and Resolution and has taught at Marymount University and the University of Mary Washington. His next chapter will begin with him serving as a visiting scholar in the Carter School and working with Jewish students through Hillel.  He and his wife of 44 years will be volunteering for the Washington Nationals Baseball Academy as mentors and he will do community organizing and diversity work in Anacostia. Bruce and Sue are the proud parents of four children and blessed with five grandchildren and counting… His favorite activity, except for telling bad jokes, is to pitch in the Ponce DeLeon Adult Baseball League where his knuckle curve is legendary.