Semikha, Class of 2016
Rabbi Jordan Soffer
Rabbi and Head of School, Striar Hebrew Academy
Jordan, originally from New City, New York, graduated from Reuben Gittelman Hebrew Day School and Solomon Schechter School of Westchester. Jordan earned a degree in Religion and Jewish Studies at the University of Wisconsin in Madison. Upon graduation, he studied at Yeshivat Ma’ale Gilboa, Pardes, and Yeshivat Hadar. Jordan has worked and interned at Ramah Day Camp, Kinneret Day School, Congregation Orach Chaim, the Hebrew Institute of White Plains, and served as Rabbi-in-Residence at Carmel Academy in Greenwich, Connecticut. In addition to semicha, Jordan has an MA in Jewish Education from Azrieli Graduate School of Jewish Education and Administration at Yeshiva University. Jordan is the Head of School at Striar Hebrew Academy in Sharon, MA.