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Our Rabbi, Ian Silverman, earned a BA in psychology from Columbia University and an MA in Jewish Communal Service from Brandeis University. His ordination took place at the Reconstructionist Rabbinical College where he earned an MA in Jewish Studies and his Teacher's Certificate from Gratz College. He earned a Doctorate of Jewish Studies from the Spertus Institute of Jewish Studies.

Rabbi Silverman has been a pulpit Rabbi for more than 30 years and enjoys working with our children in Religious School, teaching Adult Education courses and writing scholarly essays. Two of these essays, one on the subject of the High Priest and the other on Happenstance and Accident in Jewish traditional sources, were honored with publication in the Conservative Quarterly Journal.

Most recently, he indulged his art hobby by completing a complete set of pastel illustrations depicting each of the weekly portions of the Five Books of Moses.

Rabbi Silverman is married and has two sons.

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Rabbi Silverman's Suggested Sites to See

UN Watch was cut off by the President of the Human Rights Council when members began quoting anti-Semitic posts by UNRWA teachers. The president called them "personal attacks" against these teachers. Read about how, once again, the UNHRC has silenced documentation of anti-Semitism, HERE.
 
Why do anti-Israel activists accept human rights violations and apartheid by such countries and Iran, Saudi Arabia, Syria and China, but not anything by a liberal democracy, Israel?Read by BDSers are more anti-Israel than many of the Arab states HERE.
 
Google and Amazon workers protested their companies' agreement under Project Nimbus to sell technology to Israel. Turns out this was an orchestrated campaign by Linda Sarsour's MPower organization, HERE.
 
Beware of the extremist thought police in progressive politics. They reject Israel’s right to be a a Jewish Nation State, period, and the many Jewish organizations, even progressive ones, that contend it is legitimate. Read HERE.
 
Sec. of State Blinken has been contacted by Israeli families who have lost family members to Palestinian terrorism demanding that he stop the reopening of a US consulate in Jerusalem to provide services for Palestinians in fear that it will reignite terrorism in the city. Read more HERE.
 
Texas teachers are being told to teach "opposing perspectives" about the Holocaust. Read the words of someone who was invited to consider the Nazi perspective in the UK, HERE.
 
Target, more than any other online vendor, is facilitating the dissemination of Holocaust denial materials by offering books on its website without warning readers. Read more about it and what you can do about it HERE.
 
Netflix's collection of Palestinian films are predominantly directed by BDS supporters. Read why it is disgraceful that Netflix features propaganda films, HERE.
 
Visting George Mason University, VP Kamala Harris took questions from students. One student slandered Israel in a lengthy diatribe, but Harris commented on the courageousness of the student for expressing an opinion. Read about the paradox of tolerance, HERE.
 
Unilever, owner of Ben & Jerry's, can overturn the Israeli boycott, but will they? Read the options HERE.
 
Read an article by Dexter Van Zile, a Shillman Research Fellow for the Committee for Accuracy in Middle East Reporting and Analysis. He writes about Christian and Muslim hostility toward Jews that is embedded in scriptural texts. Unfortunately, and anit-Zionist mob at Harvard assaulted him this past August for his views. Read his words HERE.
 
Mayim Bialik was passed over for the Jeopardy host job because she was too open about her support of Israel, feels The New York Times. Read more HERE.
 
Read a powerfull and important letter condemning the Squad's antics with regard to Iron Dome funding HERE.
 
The new Academy Museum of Motion Pictures in LA neglects to credit the Jews who were the pioneers of the motion picture industry. Read why political correctness has again ketp Jews from the recognition they deserve HERE.
 
Judy Davis's latest blog- a heartfelt assessment of the reemergent anti-Semitism, HERE.
 
Read of an Islamic hero of the UN monitoring global anti-Semitism, HERE.
 
If you'd like Congress to act in securing better and equal access to the ballot box, send a message to your senators through Zioness, HERE.
 
Movers and shakers in the Jewish world, religious and secular, Jewish and non-Jewish, are furthering the interests and security of Jews wherever they live. Read who they are HERE.
 
Watch a TED Talk in which a 16 year old provides a roadmap for combatting anti-Semitism HERE.
 
There are such similarities between Blacks in the South and Jews in the Arab world, that Jewish Lives Matter should be a thing just like BLM. Read a commentary about this HERE.
 
Daniel Gordis writes about the "Begin Doctrine," which states that Israel will never allow an enemy to obrtain a weapon of mass destruction. Much now depends on whether American Jews can convince the US government to prevent Iran from building a nuclear arsenal. Read his comments, HERE.
 
Where is the international outcry against Turkish "colonialism"? Turkey is working on controlling northern Syria. Read more HERE.
 
Our "peace partners" are still busy debunking historic links of Judaea to the Jewish people, in spite or archaeological and historical records to the contrary. Read how PA leaders continue to deny the existence of Jewish temples HERE.
 
The Jerusalem Post carried an article praising a video game that glorifies Palestinian violence against Israelis. Read why the newspaper owes their readers an apology HERE.
 
IDF video has caught members of an extreme leftist group lighting fires in homes and then pinning it on "settlers." Learn more HERE.
 
The UN continues to muzzle proof of its own blatant anti-Semitism, following a watchdog group's attempt to present a video with evidence of hate speech. Read more HERE.
 
 
American Federation of Teachers union of San Diego Community College has called for the elimination of the Jewish State based on supposed years of "occupation" and "ethnic cleansing," yet they claim this is not anti-Semitism. Read more about this HERE.
 

Learn the proper protocol to handle Palestinian activists on campuses as exemplified by Georgetown University HERE.

A video about all the wonderful aid Israel provides worldwide, that will bring a tear to your eyes HERE.

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