Our Team

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Yosef Kanefsky

Rabbi Kanefsky was ordained in 1989 at Yeshiva University, where he also received a master’s degree in Jewish History. He began his rabbinic career in 1990 as the associate rabbi at the Hebrew Institute of Riverdale in New York, where he worked under the tutelage of Rabbi Avi Weiss.

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Jesse Olitzky

Rabbi Jesse Olitzky has served as rabbi and spiritual leader of Congregation Beth El in South Orange, NJ since 2014. He received rabbinic ordination from the Jewish Theological Seminary’s Rabbinical School. In addition to ordination, he received an MA in Jewish Education from JTS’ William Davidson School of Education, a BA in American Religion from Columbia University and a BA Cum Laude from the Albert A. List College at the Jewish Theological Seminary in Talmud.

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Daniel Levitt

Daniel Levitt is the Executive Director of the Hillel at Temple University: the Edward H. Rosen Center for Jewish life in Philadelphia. He is originally from West Orange, New Jersey. Since receiving ordination, Daniel has served as assistant Rabbi of Congregation Sherith Israel in Nashville, Tennessee, summer Rabbi at Congregation Agudath Achim in Bradley Beach, New Jersey, as well as Hillel Director and educator for the OU Jewish Learning Initiative on Campus at the University of Guelph in Ontario.

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