Adam Gindea

BBQ Pitmaster, Avid Coin Collector, Spiritual Wrestler

Adam is the Base Rabbi at Base Miami. 


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 Golda Och Academy.  After winning a Cholent cooking competition for charity, Adam established The Chosen Cholent and Smokehouse - a food truck specializing in Cholent and authentic BBQ to use as a tool to focus on community gathering, fundraising, and bringing back the love of cholent.  


Adam is married to Jessie, and the proud father of Charlie Ruby and Nadi (their adorable dog).