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Rabbi Yaakov Taubes - Rabbi

Rabbi Yaakov Taubes serves as the rabbi at Mount Sinai Jewish Center. He previous served as the Orthodox Union Jewish Learning Initiative on Campus (OU-JLIC) Educator at the University of Pennsylvania Hillel, a position he held along with his wife Racheli for five years. 

Rabbi Taubes grew up in Teaneck and attended Yeshivat Kerem B'Yavneh for two years following high school. He earned a BA in History and Jewish Studies from Yeshiva College, an MA in Medieval Jewish History from the Bernard Revel Graduate School of Jewish Studies, and received rabbinic ordination from the Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary. He is currently working on his dissertation in Medieval Jewish History. Yaakov is an avid reader with interests in a range of topics from the early history of the State of Israel, to bottled water. He also enjoys running and has completed a number of half marathons.

Rabbi Taubes resides in Washington Heights along with his wife Racheli and their three children, Yisrael, Tikva and Perri.

 

Fri, October 18 2019 19 Tishrei 5780