Semikha, Class of 2010
Rabbi Andrew Kastner
Andy was born and raised in Cleveland, Ohio, and studied at Indiana University where he received a BA in Jewish Studies and Religious Studies. After university, Andy moved to Ann Arbor, Michigan, where he worked for Hillel before traveling to Jerusalem to study at Machon Pardes. While at YCT, Andy interned at Beth Tfiloh High School in Baltimore and The Hebrew Institute of White Plains, and has served as the Director of the Jewish Youth Encounter Program at The Bayit, The Hebrew Institute of Riverdale.