Rabbi Nathan Kamesar

Rabbi Nathan Kamesar is the associate rabbi of Society Hill Synagogue and will assume the role of senior rabbi in June 2020. He was ordained and earned a master’s degree in Hebrew letters at the Reconstructionist Rabbinical College, where he served as president of the student body and was honored with the “Tikkun Olam Award” for service to the college community. During rabbinical school, Kamesar also earned a Master of Science degree in nonprofit leadership at the University of Pennsylvania and was selected by his classmates to be the graduation speaker for the program. Prior to rabbinical school, he worked as an attorney, including at the law firm Skadden Arps. Kamesar earned his Juris Doctor degree from the University of California, Berkeley in 2010. Before law school, he served two years with AmeriCorps*VISTA, a national service program aimed at alleviating poverty, in Baltimore and Washington, D.C. He is a proud Oregon Duck; he graduated magna cum laude from the University of Oregon in 2004 with a degree in economics.


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