Rabbi Viktoria Bedo

 Viki Bedo serves as the assistant rabbi at Olam Tikvah Congregation in Fairfax, VA. She received her rabbinic ordination in 2021 from the Jewish Theological Seminary. While at JTS, Viki was the rabbinical intern at Park Avenue Synagogue, worked as a Jewish education consultant for BBYO, and was a rabbinic fellow through Hillel’s Office of Innovation. She completed her unit of chaplaincy training working with Holocaust survivors in New York. Viki graduated summa cum laude from Brandeis University with a B.A. in Near Eastern and Judaic Studies, as well as International and Global Studies. Prior to attending college, she spent two years at the Conservative Yeshiva in Jerusalem, where she first fell in love with rabbinic texts.
Though born in Gothenburg, Sweden, she grew up in Budapest, Hungary where much of her family lives until today and where she has strong ties to the Jewish community. Viki lives in Fairfax, VA with her husband, Jonah, and their children Lev and Laila.