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Rabbi David S.

Cincinnati, OH

$120/hr

Flexible Rabbi available for Hebrew, bar mitzvah, conversion

Usually responds in about 14 hours

Flexible Rabbi available for Hebrew, bar mitzvah, conversion

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I am the rabbi at Flatbush Jewish Center, and have 19 years of experience teaching and tutoring. I help students explore their questions and passions, and help them enter the Jewish conversation and find their own voice. I also have a background in music, and have served as a shaliach tzibbur, so I help students do the trop and services correctly, loudly, and (hopefully) with feeling. I also teach classes on conversational Hebrew and conversion classes. Most importantly, I form a warm and supportive relationship with all my students.

English:
Bible Studies
Science:
Philosophy
Language:
Hebrew
Corporate Training:
Hebrew

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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Bible Studies

I am a Rabbi with a PhD in Jewish Studies, I am fluent in Hebrew, and have studied Bible in Hebrew at Dartmouth College (1 course) and at the Recon. Rabbinical College (4 courses), as well as during my time studying and working on kibbutz in Israel (1996-1997).

I have served as a Teaching Assistant for 2 courses on Biblical Commentaries at Jewish Theological Seminary, and have extensive experience with Biblical interpretation through my Jewish Studies at the Conservative Yeshiva (1996-7), Reconstructionist Rabbinical College (1998-2001), Jewish Theological Seminary coursework (2002-2006), and in the course of researching my doctoral dissertation. In addition, as a pulpit rabbi and chaplain (2006-present) I study the weekly Torah portion in the original Hebrew together with commentaries in the course of preparing for the Torah reading & sermon.

Hebrew

I am an ordained rabbi and PhD in Jewish Studies. I have lived in Israel, where I studied Hebrew, for 1 1/2 years, and did extensive studying in Hebrew for both of my degrees. I also worked 4 years as a staff bar mitzvah tutor at Bnei Jeshurun in New York, and have tutored bar mitzvah students since college. In my tutoring I also work with students on connecting to their Jewish heritage, and engaging meaningfully with their Torah portion.

Dartmouth
Jewish Theological Seminary
PhD
Jewish Theological Seminary
Other

Education

Dartmouth

Jewish Theological Seminary (PhD)

Jewish Theological Seminary (Other)

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $120.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Accomodations made for financial difficulty.

Travel policy

Rabbi David will travel within 0 miles of Cincinnati, OH 45249.


About Rabbi David

I am the rabbi at Flatbush Jewish Center, and have 19 years of experience teaching and tutoring. I help students explore their questions and passions, and help them enter the Jewish conversation and find their own voice. I also have a background in music, and have served as a shaliach tzibbur, so I help students do the trop and services correctly, loudly, and (hopefully) with feeling. I also teach classes on conversational Hebrew and conversion classes. Most importantly, I form a warm and supportive relationship with all my students.

Education

Dartmouth
Jewish Theological Seminary
PhD
Jewish Theological Seminary
Other

Education

Dartmouth

Jewish Theological Seminary (PhD)

Jewish Theological Seminary (Other)


Tutor Policies

Cancellation
24 hours notice required

Accomodations made for financial difficulty.

Travel Radius
Travels within 0 miles of Cincinnati, OH 45249

Rabbi David’s Subjects

English:
Bible Studies
Science:
Philosophy
Language:
Hebrew
Corporate Training:
Hebrew

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

In most cases, tutors gain approval in a subject by passing a proficiency exam. For some subject areas, like music and art, tutors submit written requests to demonstrate their proficiency to potential students. If a tutor is interested but not yet approved in a subject, the subject will appear in non-bold font. Tutors need to be approved in a subject prior to beginning lessons.


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