Meet the 2018-2019 Facilitator Cohorts

Aaron Potek

Greater DC Cohort

Rabbi Aaron Potek is the Community Rabbi for GatherDC, primarily serving Jewish 20s and 30s in greater Washington DC. Following his rabbinical ordination from Yeshivat Chovevei Torah in Riverdale, NY, he served as the campus rabbi at Northwestern University. Aaron is an award-winning storyteller who has been featured on the MOTH podcast, and is a regular blog contributor at “Rabbi Rants.” He was born and raised in Saint Louis Park, MN and graduated from the University of Michigan School of Engineering. After graduation he studied for two years in Israel, one year at Pardes and one year at Yeshivat Har Etzion.


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