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Rabbi Daniel Fellman

Rabbi Daniel J. Fellman, Senior Rabbi
You can reach Rabbi Fellman by calling (412) 421-9715 ext 119.
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Rabbi Daniel J. Fellman, a native of Omaha, Nebraska, is honored to serve as the Senior Rabbi of Temple Sinai. Before joining Temple Sinai in 2021, Rabbi Fellman served as Rabbi at Temple Concord in Syracuse, New York, for 12 years and as Assistant and Associate Rabbi at Ashe Emeth Memorial Temple in New Brunswick, New Jersey, for four years.

Rabbi Fellman earned his Master’s Degree in Hebrew Letters in 2004 and was ordained by the Hebrew Union College—Jewish Institute of Religion in 2005. His thesis, “An American Friendship: Harry Truman, Eddie Jacobson and the Establishment of the State of Israel,” explored the extraordinary friendship of two Americans and the role that relationship played in America’s early support for Israel. Rabbi Fellman is a 1996 graduate of Colorado College, where he earned his BA in Political Science and earned the Abel Greg and Lucy Finney Award for religious leadership on campus.

In addition to his congregational duties, Rabbi Fellman was named one of the “40 under 40” in Syracuse, served as the chair of the Roundtable of Faith Leaders, and received the Interfaith Leadership Award for his work building civil society. Rabbi Fellman was a Clal Rabbis Without Borders Fellow and is currently a fellow with the Institute for Jewish Spirituality.

Rabbi Fellman served as the Jewish Chaplain at Syracuse University for two years, and spent three years as an adjunct instructor at the State University of New York at Cortland where he taught Jewish studies. He resuscitated the Syracuse Board of Rabbis and was an active presence in Jewish community building. He is an Eagle Scout, and was a founder of the Hillel at Colorado College.

Rabbi Fellman and his wife Melissa are the parents of three children—Zachary and Jacob, students at Taylor Allderdice High School and Elizabeth, a student at Colfax Elementary School.

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Rabbi Fellman's Sermons

Sat, May 25 2024 17 Iyar 5784