David Starr is the Executive Director of Tzion, a Program for Israel Literacy, and
a visiting Research Associate of the Tauber Institute for the Study of European Jewry,
Brandeis University. He previously served as Scholar in Residence for Israel Education
& Programs at Gann Academy, the pluralistic Jewish high school in greater Boston,
Massachusetts. He was the founding Dean of Me’ah at Hebrew College, and teaches on
the faculty of the Wexner Heritage Program. He holds a doctorate in history and Jewish
studies from Columbia and rabbinic ordination from JTS, and is currently writing a
biography of Solomon Schechter.
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