Rabbi Daniel Septimus, Executive Director (ext. 103)
As a fifth generation Houstonian, Rabbi Septimus is excited to return to Texas and serve as our new Executive Director.
Rabbi Septimus comes to us from Seattle, Washington, where he served as Associate Rabbi and Director of Congregation Learning for seven years at Temple De Hirsch Sinai, the largest Jewish congregation in the Pacific Northwest.
From a very young age, Rabbi Septimus knew that Judaism would play an integral role in his life.
inspiration and path to the rabbinate was shaped by many people.
When he started college, Rabbi Septimus anticipated going to medical school.
While at Tulane University
, majoring in Jewish Studies, he
passion for the academic study of Judaism.
By the end of his
sophomore year, he
knew that he
wanted to become a rabbi.