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Rabbi Seth Herstic

Semikha, Class of 2016

Rabbi Seth Herstic

Judaic Studies Faculty at The Leffell School

Seth is a member of the Judaic Studies faculty at the Leffell School in Hartsdale, NY, where he has taught Tanakh and Talmud in the middle school since 2021. Seth grew up in southern Westchester County, NY, and attended local Jewish schools. Between his high school graduation and arrival at YCT, Seth spent nearly four years studying in Israel at Yeshivat Lev HaTorah in Ramat Beit Shemesh and at Yaacov Herzog Teachers College in Alon Shvut, studying Tanakh and education at the latter institution. During his time at YCT, Seth served as a teaching intern at Westchester Day School and Ramaz Middle School. Prior to joining the Leffell School, Seth taught at the Denver Academy of Torah in Denver, CO, and served as the associate rabbi of Moses Montefiore Anshe Emunah congregation in Baltimore, MD. Seth has a BA in Sociology from Yeshiva University. He lives in New Jersey with his wife and their two sons.