CRRI Dave Yedid (he/him) is thrilled to be in his second year as Cooperberg-Rittmaster Rabbinical Intern. Dave is in his final year at The Jewish Theological Seminary, where he is a Wexner Graduate Fellow/Davidson Scholar.
Of Syrian and Ashkenazi heritage, Dave was raised in Port Washington, New York. He graduated from Middlebury College, where he was a pioneer in the LGBTQ+ and Jewish communities. He spent seven summers on staff at Camp Ramah in the Rockies. Before rabbinical school, Dave lived in Bend, Oregon where he worked in wilderness therapy, supporting students to cope with acute trauma.
Dave has served as rabbinic intern at NYU Bronfman Center, BaMidbar Wilderness Therapy, and as a chaplain intern at The New Jewish Home. Dave is also an alumnus of Yeshivat Hadar and the T'ruah Israel Fellows program.
Dave lives on the Upper West Side with his partner, Daniel. He enjoys dancing and adventuring outdoors. He is excited to continue to grow and deepen with the incredible CBST community!