rosh shorashim – bryan wexler

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Bryan WexlerBryan Wexler grew up in Wilmington, Delaware and Princeton, New Jersey.  He attended Brandeis University where he was a member of Jewish Fella A Cappella and was very active in Hillel- serving for three years on the Hillel Student Board (one year as president).  While at Brandeis, Bryan was also a Hebrew school teacher  and B’nai Mitzvah tutor. Bryan spent his undergraduate summers as a counselor at the URJ Kutz Leadership Camp, learning at the Pardes Institute in Jerusalem, studying Hebrew at the Language Immersion Program at Middlebury College, and teaching History and Literature at Higher Achievement in Washington, DC respectively.  Bryan graduated from Brandeis in 2009 with a B.A. in Near Eastern and Judaic Studies, Philosophy, and Hebrew.  After college, Bryan worked for two years as the full-time Youth Director and Community Educator at Temple Aliyah in Needham, Massachusetts. Currently, Bryan is a Wexner Fellow and is a rabbinical student at the Jewish Theological Seminary (he just completed his second year). He also spent this year working as the Rabbinic Intern for the Youth and Family Department at B’nai Jeshurun in NYC and as a Friday Shabbat Service leader at the Atria (and upper west-side assisted living home) and a Saturday morning Shabbat Youth Service Leader at Ansche Chesed.  Bryan also works as a Hebrew and B’nai Mitzvah tutor for several communities in the Upper West Side.  Last summer Bryan was a full-time student at Yeshivat Hadar in Manhattan. Bryan is an avid Philadelphia sports fan and he enjoys spending time with his family and his friends. Bryan and his wife, Becca, are  very excited to be joining the Ramah Berkshires family.  They look forward to meeting everyone and are excited to have an awesome summer!