Our Rabbi, Ian Silverman, earned a BA in psychology from Columbia University and an MA in Jewish Communal Service from Brandeis University. His ordination took place at the Reconstructionist Rabbinical College where he earned an MA in Jewish Studies and his Teacher's Certificate from Gratz College. He earned a Doctorate of Jewish Studies from the Spertus Institute of Jewish Studies.

Rabbi Silverman has been a pulpit Rabbi for more than 25 years and enjoys working with our children in Religious School, teaching Adult Education courses and writing scholarly essays. Two of these essays, one on the subject of the High Priest and the other on Happenstance and Accident in Jewish traditional sources, were honored with publication in the Conservative Quarterly Journal.

Most recently, he indulged his art hobby by completing a complete set of pastel illustrations depicting each of the weekly portions of the Five Books of Moses.

Rabbi Silverman is married and has two sons.

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Rabbi Silverman's Suggested Sites to See

The far-right German political party, AfD is stirring up anti-Semitism and alarmingly, gaining ground and popularity. Please sign a Letter of Support to the German Jewish community to let them know that global Jewry stands with them, HERE.

Read a fascinating sotyr of an Indian Muslim, descendant of royalty, who heroically worked against the Nazis, HERE.

Read the story of Yehudit Abrams, a remarkable woman, a techie who created an early detection breast cancer device-- and she's a convert to Judaism. Read her story HERE.

If you wish to have a say in checking BDS faculty from acting against students interested in studying in Israel, please sign a petition to University presidents HERE.

Jam Khashoggi was likely murdered by the Saudis, but he was committed to Hamas and the Muslim Brotherhood and hoped the Israel would "die by force." Read about it HERE.

US Representative Brad Sherman (D.-California) wrote a letter to UCLA denouncing the upcoming National Students for Justice in Palestine conference, to be held on the campus in November, accusing the SJP of discriminatory behavior. Read about it HERE.

Many are pressuring Twitter to suspend the account of Louis Farrakhan over a tweet that compared Jews with termites. Read about it HERE.

Ahed Tamimi, the Palestinian teen that was arrested for assaulting an Israeli soldier, has stated that she supports any form of violence against Jews toward the destruction of Israel, yet many Jews on the left have defended her. Read why her Jewish defenders should apologize to the Jewish community HERE.

Read UN Secretary-General Anónio Guterres' address to the assembly on anti-Semitism from 9/26/18 HERE.

The bipartisan bill targeting Hamas and Hezbollah for using human shields has unanimously passed the senate. Read what this means HERE.

Elected officials need to publicly acknowledge the reality of climate change and work to reduce the trend of increasing global temperatures. Sign the petition HERE.

Linda Sarsour claims that the ADL is a "purveyor of Islamophobia" against the Muslim community. Read about it HERE.

J.K. Rowlings latest novel includes a villian who is an anti-Semite. Rowling, while critical of Benjamin Netanyahu, is herself critical of those who are anti-Semitic. This, at a time of record-high anti-Semitisim in Britain. Read about it HERE.

Thank Nikki Haley for her support of Israel and the Jewish people HERE.

 70 Americans have been killed by Palestinian terrorists since the signing of the Oslo Accords. According to US law, anytime an American citizen is murdered by terrorists abroad, our government has jurisdiction and is directed to prosecute the perpetrator to the full extent of the law. There is no statue of limitations. In the case of Ari Fuld, assistant director of Standing Together, which supports Israeli soldiers, and who was killed this past September, Jordan has refused US extradition of Ahlam Tamimi, who has bragged of her exploits. We must demand her extradition. Read about it HERE. Contribute to a GoFundMe campaign to Ari Fuld's family HERE.

The women's glamor magazine, Vogue, in its Vogue Arabia edition, recently published a letter and accompanying photo of Ahed Tamimi, who just finished a prison term for slapping an Israeli soldier. She was trying to invoke an incident while her mother filmed it, yet it was obviously staged and Tamimi has called for stabbings and suicide bombings against Israelis- the Tamimi family has attempted to create a fantasy for political advantage. Read about it HERE. 

Learn the proper protocol to handle Palestinian activists on campuses as exemplified by Georgetown University HERE.

A video about all the wonderful aid Israel provides worldwide, that will bring a tear to your eyes HERE.

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