Jonah Rank

Rabbi Jonah Rank is a musician, writer and educator. Thon currently serves Shaar Shalom in Halifax, Nova Scotia as the community's Maskil ("Teacher of Tradition"). Thon most recently taught Jewish Studies at the Middle School of the Solomon Schechter School of Manhattan. Prior to becoming a rabbi, Rank co-founded and served as Creative Co-Director of Jewish Eyes On The Arts; worked as the Secretary of Mahzor Lev Shalem (Rabbinical Assembly: 2010) and Siddur Lev Shalem (RA: 2015). A multi-instrumentalist and songwriter, thons music has earned Rabbi Rank a place among The Forward's Soundtrack of Our Spirit. Jonah Rank was ordained at the Jewish Theological Seminary in May 2015, from where thon holds a M.A. in Jewish Thought; and a B.A. in Jewish Music from the Jewish Theological Seminary (2010), earned jointly with thons B.A. in Music from Columbia University. Jonah married thons life-partner Raysh Weiss in August 2013.