Chicago's 36 Under 36 List Includes JTS Graduate Rabbi David Russo

"Not many rabbis can say they finished their rabbinical studies remotely because they were sought out for a full-time position even before receiving their ordination. But that's exactly what happened to Rabbi David Russo, who continues to serve as a rabbi at Anshe Emet Synagogue.

A former International President of USY, counselor at Ramah, leader of a summer program for the American Jewish World Service, graduate of JTS, and recipient of the Wexner Graduate Fellowship, "David Russo has injected a new level of 'awesome' into the Chicagoland Jewish community," according to Benjamin Singer, a friend and 2012 Double Chai honoree who nominated David this year."

Continue reading "Double Chai in the Chi 2013" in Oy!Chicago.