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Rabbi Dave Siegel - Director of Family Engagement

We are delighted to announce that Rabbi Dave Siegel has joined our professional staff as our part-time Director of Family Engagement.  Throughout his career, Rabbi Dave, who is a member of our community and a frequent teacher at MJC, has focused on Jewish leadership and helping individuals find meaningful ways to connect to the Jewish community. Over the next few months, he will work with our lay leaders to develop new opportunities for our families to connect and deepen their relationship with Judaism.  If you are interested in helping with programming for young families, please contact him at rabbidave@merrickjc.org
 
Growing up on Long Island, Rabbi Dave was an active member and officer of METNY United Synagogue Youth (USY). After graduating from Massapequa High School, he received his BA in Politics, Philosophy, and Law/History from Binghamton University and has received masters degrees from both New York University's Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service and the Jewish Theological Seminary's William Davidson Graduate School of Jewish Education. Before attending JTS, Rabbi Dave worked as the Director of Special Projects at the 92nd Street Y. During his time in Rabbinical School he focused on leadership and professional development in the Jewish community. He has also served in leadership positions at Camp Ramah in the Berkshires, the Foundation for Jewish Camp, and United Synagogue Youth. Rabbi Dave is currently the Executive Director of Hofstra University Hillel and lives in Merrick with his family.

Sat, December 4 2021 30 Kislev 5782