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Rabbi Seth Winberg

Semikha, Class of 2011

Rabbi Seth Winberg

Executive Director of Hillel & Senior Chaplain

Branadeis University

Waltham, MA

Rabbi Seth Winberg is the Executive Director of Hillel at Brandeis and the Senior Chaplain of Brandeis University.

Originally from Canada, he earned a BA from York University and an MA from Yeshiva University. He is currently a PhD candidate in Near Eastern and Judaic Studies at Brandeis.

Rabbi Winberg’s writing has appeared in JTAThe ForwardThe Boston GlobeThe Jerusalem PostThe Chicago Sun-Times and Hakirah. His advocacy for Israel has received international media attention.

Before Brandeis, he directed Metro Chicago Hillel and was the rabbi at Michigan Hillel. Under his leadership, the Chicago Hillels received the Phillip H. and Susan Rudd Cohen Outstanding Campus Award, the highest honor given by Hillel International. He served on the executive committee of the Chicago Board of Rabbis and on the rabbinic task force of Jewish Women International.