Rabbi Becky Silverstein believes in the power of community, Torah, and silliness in transforming the world. Becky is passionate about building Jewish communities (and a world) that invite, allow, and encourage people to bring all of their identities into them. He currently works as a Jewish Spiritual Advisor at Northeastern University and Program Manager for the Boston Teen Beit Midrash. Becky also currently serves as the chair of the board of The Jewish Studio Project, and is a member of the board of directors of Keshet and SVARA. Ordained at the Rabbinical School of Hebrew College, Becky holds a Bachelor of Science in Engineering Science from Smith College. Becky is a lifelong NY Mets fan, loves apple-picking, and lives in Boston, MA with his spouse, Naomi.
Sukkot raises the questions of how to cultivate joy in times of tragedy, where we derive safety and security, what it means to have enough in our daily lives, and how to share what we have with others as a critical expression of our own humanity.