Rabbi Michael Ragozin of Congregation Shirat Hayam in Swampscott was named a 2020-2021 LEAP Fellow, a partnership of the University of Pennsylvania and Clal-The National Jewish Center for Learning and Leadership.
As a LEAP Fellow, Rabbi Ragozin will join other fellows and scholars to discuss and study this year’s theme, America’s Jewish Questions, more effectively serving his congregation through cutting-edge Judaic academic studies.
“We are especially proud that Rabbi Ragozin will be joining us in this year’s cohort, as he is one of the nation’s outstanding congregational rabbis,” Clal President Rabbi Brad Hirschfield said.
Rabbi Ragozin began his tenure at Congregation Shirat Hayam in July 2015. He is married to Sarah; their children, Liora, Noam, and Aleza, were born in 2007, 2009 and 2018.