Shalom Hartman Institute

Headshot of Justus Baird smiling at the camera


Rabbi Justus Baird is Senior Vice President at the Shalom Hartman Institute of North America. He shapes strategy for the Institute’s national initiatives, develops new program strategies, and serves as senior leadership. Prior to joining Hartman, Justus was the Dean of Auburn Seminary. Raised in Texas, Justus lives in Princeton, NJ, with his wife Rabbi Julie Roth (Director of the Center for Jewish Life at Princeton University) and their three children.