Rabbi Dr. Ernesto Yattah

Ernesto Yattah 2Rabbi Ernesto Yattah is the Dean of the Abraham Joshua Heschel Rabbinical School at the Seminario Rabínico Lationoamericano Marshall T. Meyer, where he also teaches Bible and Jewish Philosophy. He received his BA in Comparative Religions at Columbia University in 1987. He also received a BA in Bible and an MA in Judaic Studies from the Jewish Theological Seminary of America in New York, where he also was also ordained as a rabbi in 1989. He worked as the Assistant and Associate Rabbi at Congregation Beth Yeshurun of Houston, Texas, between 1989 and 1998. He served as President of the Houston Rabbinical Association between 1996 and 1997. Back in his native Argentina, between 1999 and today, Rabbi Yattah has worked as a volunteer in different community settings, such as Chalom Community Center, where he served as its rabbi, and the New Home for the Elderly LedorVador as a member of its Founding Board of Directors. He participates actively of the Interreligious Dialogue in the City of Buenos Aires