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Rand Burke

Rand Burke

Rabbinical Student Intern, Cincinnati

Rand Burke is a third-year rabbinical student at Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion and a Chaplain Candidate Program Officer in the U.S. Navy. Rand graduated magna cum laude, from Barrett, the Honors College at Arizona State University with a BA in History and Jewish Studies and is a member of Phi Beta Kappa.

Originally from Scottsdale, Arizona, Rand grew up at Congregation Beth Israel where he learned, taught, and developed meaningful relationships with members of his synagogue community. These relationships instilled in him a deep passion for Jewish education, continuity, and fluency inspiring him to enter rabbinical school. Rand was also an active member of his summer camp community at Camp Daisy and Harry Stein (formerly Camp Charles Pearlstein) where he spent fourteen summers as a camper and staff member.