Jacob is originally from Minneapolis, Minnesota, and attended college at Washington University in St. Louis. He directed the wilderness program at Eden Village Camp and a community Hebrew school in Westchester County, and served as a student rabbinic fellow at Hazon, the country’s largest Jewish sustainability organization. Professionally, Jacob is the Director of Engagement at JLens Investor Network, overseeing their Jewish education and advocacy engagement. On the side, Jacob is a shochet, trained in Jerusalem, with additional certification from Yeshiva University. Jacob is also a mohel, certified by the London School of Circumcision.