Rabbi Shlomo and Chana Zuckier arrived at Yale University in the Summer of 2014, with their daughter Meital! In addition to connecting and learning with students, Rabbi Shlomo is a third year PhD student in Ancient Judaism in Yale University’s Religious Studies department and Chana is a third year law student at Yale.
Rabbi Shlomo Zuckier is Co-Director of the Orthodox Union’s Jewish Learning Initiative on Campus at Yale University and Associate Rabbi at Yale’s Slifka Center. Following 3.5 years of study at Yeshivat Har Etzion in Israel, he received a BA in Philosophy and Jewish Studies at Yeshiva College’s Schottenstein Honors Program. He furthered his academic studies by completing MAs in Bible and Talmud at Yeshiva, where he also studied for Rabbinic Ordination. Shlomo served as Rabbinic Intern at Lincoln Square Synagogue in New York and Congregation Kesher Israel in Washington, DC. Shlomo is a third year PhD student in Ancient Judaism in Yale University’s Religious Studies department. He is a Wexner Graduate Fellow, and the graduate of the inaugural year of the Tikvah Fellowship. Shlomo grew up in Teaneck, New Jersey, and is the proud jogging buddy of his infant daughter, Meital Tamar Ruth.
Chana Zuckier is Co-Director of the Orthodox Union’s Jewish Learning Initiative on Campus at Yale University, along with her husband Shlomo. Chana graduated from Stern College as Jewish Studies valedictorian with a BA in Physics and Jewish Studies. She completed GPATS (Graduate Program for Advanced Talmudic Studies), an MA program in Talmud at Yeshiva University. As an undergraduate, she was Editor-in-Chief of Kol Hamevaser, Yeshiva University’s undergraduate Jewish thought magazine. She served as Educational Intern at Congregation Kesher Israel in Washington DC. Chana is also a third year law student at Yale Law School, and an Editor on the Yale Law Journal.