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David Kaufman Jay

Rabbi

The Temple News

Direct Phone: (515) ***-****       

The Temple News

1755 North 13Th Street

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19122

United States

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Background Information

Employment History

Public Safety Chaplain
West Des Moines Public Safety

Affiliations

Board Member
Des Moines Area Religious Council

Board Member
JFDM

Rabbinic Liaison
Project Elijah Foundation

Education



South Dakota State University


Religious Studies and Political Science
University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill

Master's Degrees
Hebrew Literature
Hebrew Union College - Jewish Institute of Religion

ministerial degree

Berean School of the Bible

undergraduate degree

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill

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Rabbi David Kaufman joined the Temple as our spiritual leader in May of 2003. Rabbi Kaufman was formerly the assistant Rabbi at Temple Emanuel, Saint Louis, Missouri.


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Rabbi David Kaufman has been the Rabbi of Temple B'nai Jeshurun, in Des Moines, Iowa, since May of 2003.
Born in St. Louis, Missouri, Rabbi Kaufman received his ordination from Hebrew Union College- Jewish Institute of Religion in Cincinnati in 2001. He holds Master's Degrees in Hebrew Literature from HUC-JIR and in the History of Judaism from Duke University. Rabbi Kaufman did his undergraduate work at the University of North Carolina- Chapel Hill where he graduated with a double major in Religious Studies and Political Science.
Rabbi Kaufman is the immediate past President of the Midwest Association of Reform Rabbis, the regional association of rabbis in the Reform Movement. He also serves on the Board of the Des Moines Area Religious Council. Rabbi Kaufman is a regular contributor to meetings of the Jewish Community Relations Council and the Jewish Federation of Greater Des Moines and teaches in our community's Jewish religious education programs. The rabbi also is on the Iowa Advisory Council of the US Global Leadership Coalition and is regularly involved in the clergy programs of the Interfaith Alliance and AMOS.
Rabbi Kaufman has been involved with AIPAC as a leading advocate for Reform Rabbis to become involved and in March will be attending his 13th AIPAC Policy Conference. Rabbi Kaufman originated and hosted the first five Reform Clergy gatherings at the Policy Conference which are now officially hosted by the Reform movement.
Rabbi Kaufman is considered a leading advocate for Israel and is the President and co-founder of We Are For Israel, a multi-national Israel advocacy organization that is the parent of Rabbis For Israel, a group of over 360 rabbis from around the world who believe in a two state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict with a focus on maintaining the security of the Jewish state. During times of crisis in Israel, the blog's posts are often read by thousands of people from around the world. See http://WeAreForIsrael.org
An advocate for many causes, Rabbi Kaufman serves on the Core Advisory Group of Act For Sudan, a group consisting of leaders of organizations seeking to combat genocide in Sudan and is a co-founder and advisor for the United Sudanese And South Sudanese Communities Association USASSCA, a group seeking to combat genocide throughout Sudan and to promote cooperation among pro-democracy Sudanese, South Sudanese, and diaspora groups. See http://SudanSouthSudan.com
Rabbi Kaufman has interviewed numerous leading advocates for Israel along with leading social issue advocates, political activists, journalists, bloggers and religious leaders from around the world over the years as part of his internet television shows, links to which may be found at www.12Talk2.com
Rabbi Kaufman speaks to numerous religious and advocacy organizations and is well known for teaching to interfaith audiences about the Middle East, Israel, Judaism and Jewish history. His most recent class for the Robert Ray Society of Drake University was on the "Changing Face of the Middle East" and was attended by almost 100 people each week. Rabbi Kaufman enjoys science fiction, Fantasy Football, photography and playing videos games. Over the past year, he has become an avid runner, recently joining his wife and daughter in having completed a half marathon.
Rabbi Kaufman has been married to Julie since 1994 and they have three children.


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Rabbi David Kaufman joined the Temple as our spiritual leader in May of 2003. Rabbi Kaufman was formerly the assistant Rabbi at Temple Emanuel, Saint Louis, Missouri.

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