Maciej Kirschenbaum is a third-year rabbinical student at Abraham Geiger Kolleg in Potsdam, Germany. Maciej was born in Wroclaw, Poland, in 1987. Maciej discovered his Jewish heritage in his early teens, and subsequently became actively involved in Poland’s budding Progressive communities. This involvement motivated him to start his rabbinical studies. As a part of his training, Maciej regularly visits Polish Progressive communities to aid them in their development. Additionally, Maciej is involved in Netzer Germany, serving as a student rabbi during their winter and summer camps.