MEET RABBI BEN GREENFIELD
Rabbi, Congregation Ahavas Israel, Greenpoint, Brooklyn, NY
Ben Greenfield assumed the role of Rabbi at Greenpoint Shul in 2019. Originally from Los Angeles, Ben studied at Yeshivat Har Etzion, Yeshiva University, Oxford University, and Johns Hopkins, before receiving Semicha from Yeshivat Chovevei Torah.
Ben is a founder of the Upper West Side Moishe House, where he coordinated 200+ Jewish communal events for over 2,500 Manhattan Jews. He also served as the High Holiday and Passover Rabbi at Rikers Island. Before arriving in Greenpoint, Ben served as the Senior Interim Rabbi at Bais Abraham Congregation, in St. Louis, MO. He enjoys squash, faux-organic cooking, finger percussion, and schmoozing at kiddush, or otherwise.