We are pleased to welcome Rabbi Seth Limmer to Niagara Foundation for a roundtable discussion with an intimate group of our members and staff. Rabbi Limmer is the new senior rabbi at Chicago Sinai Congregation, and will discuss his own background and the beginning of his work at Chicago Sinai.
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Thursday, November 13th
from 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM
205 North Michigan Avenue, Suite 4240
Chicago, IL, US, 60601
Rabbi Seth Limmer, Senior Rabbi of Chicago Sinai Congregation
- Born in Rochester, New York and raised in Great Neck, Long Island where he attended public schools.
- Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy from Cornell University, Magna cum Laude. Thesis, “The Holocaust as a Problem for Philosophical Thought: On Emil Fackenheim and Immanuel Kant”.
- Master of Hebrew Letters from the Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion.
- During his school years, he served as the rabbinic intern at Congregation Rodeph Sholom on Manhattan’s Upper West Side.
- Ordination, Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion. “Know What to Respond: An Analysis of Rabbinic Lore and Law Regarding Responding to the Other”.
- Ph.D. in Hebrew Letters from the Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion. Dissertation, “The Rabbis as Readers”.
- Married to Molly, who is a member of Chicago Regional Office of Christe’s Auction House as Vice President of Business Development. They have two daughters, Rosey Esther and Lily Benjamin.