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Rabbi Steven Burg

Rabbi Steven Burg, Aish’s CEO, also serves on the Board of Governors of the Jewish Agency, as an Executive Board Member of the Rabbinical Council of America, and a Board Member of Yeshiva University High Schools and Naaleh High School.

Prior to Aish, Rabbi Burg was the Eastern Director of the Simon Wiesenthal Center where he oversaw the Museum of Tolerance in New York City and contributed to the Center’s fight against antisemitism. He served as Managing Director of the Orthodox Union (OU) and as International Director of NCSY, a large international Jewish youth movement, where he founded two outreach programs for unaffiliated Jewish teens – Jewish Student Union (JSU), a network of hundreds of public high school clubs in North America and the Anne Samson Jerusalem Journey (TJJ), an Israel summer experience.

A respected and highly popular thought leader, Rabbi Burg is an oft-requested speaker around the world, monthly columnist for the Jewish News Syndicate (JNS) whose opinion pieces have appeared in many news outlets, and a frequent guest commentator on news channels as diverse as Al Jazeera, Foxnews, Newsmax and PBS.


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