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Education, Advocacy, and Changing the World

Temple B'nai Jeshurun

Rabbi David Kaufman

David Kaufman has been the Rabbi of Temple B'nai Jeshurun in Des Moines, Iowa since 2003. Rabbi Kaufman is a spiritual leader, educator, and advocate focusing on many causes and issues including Explaining World Events, Combating Genocide, and fighting Hunger in addition to having a passion for addressing issues of concern to the Jewish community including Israel and Antisemitism. Rabbi Kaufman is well known for working with people from across the political spectrum and from a diverse array of backgrounds.

Jerusalem, Israel

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