Adam Gindea

BBQ Pitmaster, Avid Coin Collector, Spiritual Wrestler

Adam Gindea served as the Base Rabbi at Base Miami from 2017-2023.


After growing up in the Five Towns of Long Island and studying in a yeshiva day school, Adam continued his Jewish education receiving a B.A. in Bible from the Jewish Theological Seminary and a B.A. in Religion from Columbia University.  With a love of and dedication to learning, teaching, and experiencing Jewish texts, rituals, and life, Adam continued on to receive a Certificate of Jewish education at the Shalom Hartman Institute in Jerusalem.  While living in Israel, Adam received rabbinic ordination from Yeshivat Pirchei Shoshanim and studied Safrut (scribal arts) under the tutelage of Rabbi David Gottesman.  Adam worked as an experiential Jewish educator and classroom teacher designing his own curricula and courses at a Schechter school in New Jersey.  After a short time owning and operating a kosher BBQ food truck, R’ Adam and Jessie designed, implemented, and grew Base Miami to what it is today.  R’ Adam is also a certified Spiritual Director.