From 2016 - 2021, Bradley served as the Executive Director of Surprise Lake Camp based in Cold Spring, New York. Surprise Lake is one of the longest running Jewish residential camps and is known for its breathtaking grounds, its strong sense of community and its inclusiveness. Prior to joining the SLC team, Bradley served as the Director of Youth Engagement for the Union for Reform Judaism and as the Director of Brandeis University’s Office of High School Programs. Rabbi Solmsen was ordained at The Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion in New York and received a Master’s degree in Jewish Education from the Jewish Theological Seminary. Bradley has held fellowships from The Hebrew University in Jerusalem and Brandeis University. He has extensive experience working with youth, training staff and overseeing camp, travel and residential programs in Israel and North America. Bradley is married to Aliza Kline and is the proud abba of Ela, Gila and Nomi.