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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 30 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

Read the words of Kareem Abdul-Jabbar from an interview with Barri Weiss. Abdul Jabbar, a black Muslim basketball star, has been a consistent voice against antisemitism–HERE.
 
Read a review of Spielberg's new film, "The Fablemans," HERE.
 
Israeli journalists attending the Qatar World Cup are being berated or ignored by Arabs who are mostly united in support of the Palestinian cause. Read about it HERE.
 
Add your name to the list condemning the California credentialing body of Ethnic studies that will allow any Ethnic Studies major to teach history and social studies in middle and high school. The major is propagandistic and does not prepare the student in the subject of history in any significant fashion. Fill in your name HERE.
 
The blood libel put out by the PA in which Israel is accused of executing innocent Palestinians is becoming a reality, as a UN representative this week called for the investigation of an Israeli soldier who shot and killed a terrorist in self-defense. Read the true facts HERE.
 
While Abbas has requested the UN to implement the 75-year-old partition plan into a two-state solution, in fact the PA's goal it that "Palestine" will replace Israel. Read how Abbas speaks out of both sides of his mouth, HERE.
 
Sign a petition supporting an inquiry by Parliament into the BBC's coverage of Jews and Israel, HERE.
 
Outgoing Israeli Prime Minister Yair Lapid has criticised foreign parties that defame Israeli soldiers who shot a Palistinian who stabbed an officer and attempted to stab an Israeli couple in their car. Read why Lapid is pushing back on anti-Israel versioning, HERE.
 
The ADL has hired JLens, which rates companies on their support for BDS, in order to fight threats on Wall Street. Read more HERE.
 
Princeton Univeristy's resolution to adopt the IHRA definition of antisemistim failed after an Jewish undergraduate student publicly opposed language regarding equating antisemitism a "racist endeavor." Read about it HERE.
 
Israeli inclusion in the US Visa Waiver Program, which would allow Israeli citizens to avoid time-consuming and expensive means to attain a visa to travel in the US, is close to happening. Yet 20 progressive Democrats are attempting to prevent it, citing Israel's "ethnic-based discrimination" and racial profiling for entry into Judea and Samaria. Read HERE.
 
House Republicans are demanding that the State Department explain why the Biden Administration has given roughly $316 million to the Palestinian government, which is still paying imprisoned terrorists. Read more, HERE.
 
A tunnel has been discovered under a UN school in Gaza, which is a serious violation of the UNRWA neutrality and a breach of international law. Read how Hamas has built tunnels throughout Gaza to serve as bunkers and to transport munition HERE.
 
Learn of some excellent organizations fighting antisemistism 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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