Semikha, Class of 2011
Rabbi Seth Winberg
Executive Director, Brandeis Hillel & Director of Spiritual Life and Senior Jewish Chaplain, Brandeis
Seth Winberg is Executive Director of Brandeis Hillel. He also serves as the University’s Director of Spiritual Life and Senior Chaplain.
He previously served and taught at Michigan Hillel and the Chicago Hillels. Under his leadership, the Chicago Hillels opened the first Base Hillel outside of New York and received the Phillip H. and Susan Rudd Cohen Outstanding Campus Award, the highest honor given by Hillel International. Seth’s advocacy for Israel has received international media attention. He served on the executive committee of the Chicago Board of Rabbis and on the rabbinic task force of Jewish Women International. His writing has appeared in JTA, The Boston Globe, The Jerusalem Post, The Chicago Sun-Times and Hakirah.