Rabbi Daniel Horwitz

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Rabbi Daniel Horwitz

Rabbi Daniel Horwitz has served as rabbi of Congregation Beth Jacob in Galveston, Texas from 1980 to 1986, and Congregation Ohev Sholom in Prairie Village, KS (metropolitan Kansas City) from 1986 until 2004. Following the family's move to Houston, he was the interim rabbi at Brith Shalom. He was born and grew up in Oklahoma City, and while a student at Rice University attended Shabbat services at the Greenfield Chapel of Beth Yeshurun, where he now serves as the part-time Chapel Rabbi. He is also the congregational ba'al Koreh (Torah reader). He also teaches in adult classes in Beth Yeshurun's "Jewish Learning Project" and in the Melton Adult Mini-School through the Jewish Community Center. 

Rabbi Horwitz was ordained by the Academy for Jewish Religion in 1980 and has also served as President of the Mid-Continent Region of the Rabbinical Assembly (Conservative). He received his Doctor of Jewish Studies degree in 2013 from the Spertus Institute of Jewish Learning and Leadership in Chicago. He is married to Tobi Cooper, the daughter of long-time Beth Yeshurun members Leon and Shirley Cooper. Rabbi Horwitz and Tobi have four children and two grand-daughters.

 

 


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