Evan Ravski, Assistant Rabbi
Rabbi Ravski grew up in a Conservative home and congregation in Woodbridge, CT. His comfort with Judaism came both from his parents and extended family and from his studies at Conservative Movement institutions, including attending Ezra Academy, a Schechter Day School (K-8th grades) and being a camper at Camp Ramah in Palmer for 13 years.
Rabbi Ravski received his Rabbinic ordination in 2015 from the Jewish Theological Seminary (JTS). He received his MA in Jewish Education from JTS in 2007 and his BA in Judaic Studies from the George Washington University in 2005. Rabbi Ravski served as a 7th and 8th grade teacher and Jewish Life Coordinator at the Solomon Schechter Day School of Bergen County during the period between his MA and Rabbinic studies, and he received a Shapiro Fellowship for Youth Work from JTS. He has served as a 6th and 7th grade teacher and curriculum coordinator and a rabbinic intern at a conservative synagogue, as a student chaplain at a major teaching hospital, and as a Mashgiach at Camp Ramah in Nyack, NY. Rabbi Ravski also attended the Torah Lishmah Program at the Conservative Yeshiva in Jerusalem and is a Leffell Rabbinic Student Fellow at the America Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC).
In his free time, Rabbi Ravski likes to cook (grill season is every season), read, ski, watch television, and travel with his wife Abby; however, now most of their free time is taken up playing and exploring the world with their two young boys, Judah and Asher.
Rabbi Ravski can be reached through the Olam Tikvah office or at firstname.lastname@example.org.