Rabbi Alex Salzberg

Rabbi Alex Salzberg

Rabbi Alex Salzberg is the rabbi of the Pelham Jewish Center in Pelham Manor, NY. Prior to his time at the PJC, he was the student rabbi at Congregation Eitz Chaim in Monroe, NY, and at Temple Israel of Putnam Valley in Lake Peekskill, NY. He was the Rabbinic Intern at the Forest Hills Jewish Center and the final Residence Director in the Mathilde Schechter Residence Hall, one of the undergraduate dorms of the Jewish Theological Seminary’s List College of Jewish Studies.

Rabbi Salzberg attended Wesleyan University, where he earned a Bachelor’s Degree from the College of Social Studies. He earned a Master’s Degree in Jewish Education at Towson University while working at Beth El Congregation in Baltimore, MD. Rabbi Salzberg received his rabbinic ordination at the Jewish Theological Seminary of America, where he was awarded the Raymond Mark Wintrob Memorial Prize for work in Bible and history and the Rabbi Max Gelb Memorial Prize in Talmud.

Rabbi Salzberg is married to Clara Salzberg, and they are the parents of Eliza and Nathaniel. Rabbi Salzberg is passionate about Jewish food, which finds expression in the bread that he bakes, and his ongoing study to become a shokhet.

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