Dani Passow is a rabbi and educator at Harvard Hillel who serves as the Minyan's Rabbinic Advisor. Prior to starting at Harvard, Dani served as assistant campus rabbi at Columbia University Hillel and as a rabbinic intern at Congregation Shaarei Tefillah in Newton, Massachusetts. A graduate of Cooper Union’s engineering school and formerly a researcher in chemistry and bio-engineering at the University of Pennsylvania, Dani has studied in a number of yeshivot in Israel, including Yeshivat Har Etzion and Yeshivat Maale Gilboa, and received his rabbinic ordination from Yeshivat Chovevei Torah in New York as a Wexner Graduate Fellow. Dani served as a rabbinic consultant for the Sukkah City design competition in Union Square, NY in the fall of 2010 and from 2010-2011 directed the Tav HaYosher - a non-profit program of Uri L’Tzedek, which certifies and promotes kosher eating establishments that treat employees fairly. He lectures and writes frequently about Judaism and social justice and was awarded the 2010 Whizin Prize for Jewish ethics.

You can reach Rabbi Passow at dani@hillel.harvard.edu.