News Highlights A Mensch Preps for New Role: Rabbi Justin David to Leave B’Nai Israel for Hebrew College

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In February, Hebrew College announced that Rabbi Justin David, currently the senior rabbi at Congregation B’nai Israel in Northampton, MA, will serve as the next Dean of the Rabbinical School. Rabbi David succeeds Rabbi Daniel Judson and will transition into his new role on July 1, 2023.

Alexander Macdougall, Daily Hampshire Gazette

David is no stranger to the front lines of protest. In 2017, he was arrested in New York City as part of demonstrations against then-President Donald Trump’s policies barring refugees from several Muslim countries. Just last month, he found himself protesting while on sabbatical in Israel, joining thousands of other Israelis marching in opposition to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s proposed judicial changes.

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