Monday, 20 January 2014

Brief Bio of Rabbi Richard Wolpoe

Here is my brief bio:

Born in Hartford, CT in 1951

Attended Yeshiva of Hartford,* Graduating 9th grade in 1966.

Attended Mechina High School of Ner Israel Baltimore 1966-1968

Attended Ner Israel Yeshiva Colleg in Toronto, 1968-1971

Attended Yeshiva College 1971-1973 graduating with a BA in History

Attended RIETS and Bernard Revel Grad School 1973-1976, and 1981.

Served as Ba'al Korei and Ba'al Tefilah at Cong. Ados Israel Hartford, CT 1976-1981
Rabbi Cong. Beth Jacob of Astoria, 1984-1987

Served as Cantor of Cong. Ohav Sholaum of Inwood [Manhattan] from 1987 until its close in 2006.
In 1990, following the death of Rabbi Ralph Neuhaus, OBM, he also assumed the title of Rabbi.

Rabbi Wolpoe also taught parsha classes at Cong. Mt. Sinai 1996-2006 and earned Its Community Leadership Award.

He has been an instructor in Talmud,  Halachah, etc. in Teaneck since 2001
Since 2007 he has served as an assistant to the Chaplain at Care-One Teaneck. 

He resides in Teaneck, NJ with his wife Ramona.


* Now known as the Bess and Paul Sigel Hebrew Academy of Greater Harford in Bloomfield, CT

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