Rabbi & Rebbetzin
Rabbi and Rebbetzin Daniel and Sarah Rabin joined the North Eastern Jewish Centre as the spiritual leadership in September 2011.
Rabbi Rabin was born and raised in Johannesburg, South Africa where he graduated from The Torah Academy Boys High School. Since then he has advanced his Jewish knowledge in various Rabbinical Colleges both locally and overseas, including Melbourne, South Africa, USA and Israel. After receiving his Rabbinic ordination (smicha), he has worked in a number of communities in various roles including assistant Rabbi, outreach director, and director of adult education. Rabbi Rabin also is passionate about pastoral and counselling work and holds a Masters Degree in Counselling and Psychotherapy.
Rabbi Rabin arrived in Australia in early 2009 where he directed Chabad on Campus and worked with University Students from across Melbourne and built the organization into a vibrant, fun and warm place for students.Rabbi Rabin served for a number of years as Chaplain to Monash, Deakin and Melbourne University and still connects and is involved with numerous students.
Rabbi Rabin is the currently the President of the Rabbinical Council of Victoria and also served as its Vice-President for two years.He also volunteers with the CSG (community security group) and is Rabbinic Liason for the group.
Rabbi Rabin is very involved with the community and has a wide range of exciting and new projects which he regulary brings to the community. The Rabin home is a warm and welcoming place and they look forward to hosting community and outside members for Shabbat and Holiday meals. The Rabbi also enjoys sports, outdoors and excercising and is happy to have a run in Doncaster with any willing people:)
Rebbetzin Rabin is also a dynamic and vibrant young woman. She is warm, outgoing and dedicated and is extermely excited to bring new ideas and inspiration to the community. The Rebbetzin also works hard to ensure the women of the community are actively involved.
Rebbetzin Rabin was born and raised in San Francisco, California where she grew up in a home which was always open. She is one of 10 siblings and her father and mother are the Rabbi and Rebbetzin of a shul in San Francisco.
The Rabin's have 3 children k"ah who are always very excited to meet all the other children in the community.
Rabbi and Rebbetzin Rabin continue to build meaningful relationships with families and individuals of the community and are an integral part of the North Eastern Jewish Centre. They are highly committed to Jewish outreach and are dedicated to the continual growth of the community.