Rabbi Yonah Berman


Rabbi Yonah Berman grew up in the United States and Israel. He attended Yeshiva University and served in the IDF prior to receiving Semicha from YCT. Following eight years of rabbinic work in Montreal and Boston, Rav Yonah joined the administration of YCT in 2015, where he serves as Dean of Rabbinic Initiatives. He oversees alumni engagement initiatives and teaches professional rabbinics. In 2019, he took a central role in the founding and building of Rikmah: The YCT Beit Midrash for Rabbinic Leadership in Israel. He plans to use his CRI training to expand Rikmah by broadening and deepening its connections with its stakeholders in Israel, North America and beyond. Rav Yonah and his family are active members of the Riverdale, NY Jewish community where they reside.