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Rabbi Jacob Siegel

Semikha, Class of 2016

Rabbi Jacob Siegel

Climate Finance Advisor for Dayenu: A Jewish Call to Climate Action

Rabbi Jacob Siegel is the author of Put Your Money Where Your Soul Is: Jewish Wisdom to Transform Your Investments for Good. (Ben Yehuda Press, 2023). Jacob has spent years collaborating with individuals and institutions across North America to bring Jewish values and wisdom to bear on investment decisions and to invest in a climate-smart future. He currently serves as Climate Finance Advisor at Dayenu: A Jewish Call to Climate Action. Jacob is originally from Minneapolis, Minnesota, and earned his undergraduate in mathematics from Washington University in St. Louis. 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. He lives in Eugene, Oregon with his family, where he serves on the board of his local Jewish Federation and his local credit union.