Semikha, Class of 2019
Rabbi Noah Aronin, MAJE, MAJCS
Director of Religious Affairs, RiverSpring Health featuring the Hebrew Home at Riverdale, Bronx, NY
Noah Aronin is a Jewish educator, writer, community member, and father. Originally from Queens, New York, Noah graduated from Stony Brook University with a BA degree in Psychology and went on to earn MA degrees in Jewish Education and Jewish Communal Service from Towson University. During his time at Yeshivat Chovevei Torah, Noah has engaged people of all ages in Jewish learning as Rabbinic Intern at Hofstra University Hillel and as a Teacher and Rabbinic Intern at the Hebrew Institute of Riverdale. He spent two summers as Director of Camp Kulanu, the early childhood summer camp at the Riverdale Y, and one summer as a Chaplain Intern at New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia Medical Center, providing emotional and spiritual support to patients and their families. Throughout his time at YCT, Noah volunteered at the Atria Riverdale, a seniors’ living facility, where he engaged residents in prayer, taught Torah, and offered pastoral support. Noah lives in Yonkers with his wife Tovah, and their sons, Yaakov and Eliyahu. He enjoys playing ultimate Frisbee, cooking, writing, teaching Torah, and spending time with family and friends.