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Rabbi Kermaier


Yaakov Kermaier made aliya with his family in July 2015 from New York City, where he served as senior rabbi of Manhattan's Fifth Avenue Synagogue (2003-2015), as a dayan on the RCA's Beth Din for Conversion and as President of the New York Board of Rabbis.

Rabbi Kermaier served as rabbi of Hong Kong's Ohel Leah Synagogue (1997-2003), and he continues to serve on the boards of numerous organizations. A sought-after teacher and public speaker, Rabbi Kermaier's writings have been published in both scholarly and popular journals. He received rabbinic ordination from Yeshiva University and an MBA from Kellogg School of Management.

Rabbi Kermaier currently serves as the spiritual leader of Shir Hadash on Emek, an international community located in Jerusalem's German Colony neighborhood.


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Wed, 30 September 2020 12 Tishrei 5781