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Rabbi Daniel Rabin


Rabbi Daniel Rabin is originally from Johannesburg, South Africa.  Rabbi Rabin studied for 6 years in Yeshivot around the world, including Israel, the USA, South Africa, and Australia after matriculating from high school in South Africa. The Machon L'Horoah/ Rabbinical Institute of South Africa and the Machon Ariel in Israel both awarded him Rabbinical Ordination/ Semicha.

Rabbi Rabin holds a master's degree in Counseling and Psychotherapy and is passionate about mental health and well-being. He also loves teaching adult Jewish education, which he has done around the world. In addition to his position as director of Jewish Adult education at a synagogue in Johannesburg, he ran learning programs in Atlanta, Georgia. Additionally, he served as a chaplain at several Melbourne universities and directed programs for Uni students during that time. During that time, he was instrumental in planning many successful events for young adults, including the largest Shabbat dinner in Australia, where 500 students attended. 

Rabbi Rabin was elected president of the Rabbinical Council of Victoria in 2016 after serving as vice-president for two years. He remains a member of its executive board. 

Rabbi Rabin served as Rabbi at the North Eastern Jewish Centre from 2011 to 2018. At the beginning of 2018, Rabbi Rabin became the senior Rabbi of the South Caulfield Hebrew Congregation and served in that role for a little under four years. Rabbi Rabin assumed the role of Senior Rabbi of Caulfield Shule in November 2021.

Additionally, he is proud and honoured to serve as a chaplain for the Victoria Police. 

 

Sun, 26 June 2022 27 Sivan 5782