President 2017-2019

David Farbman 

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David Farbman is proud to serve as Temple Aliyah's president, 2017 - 2019. David has been on the board of Temple Aliyah since 2012, serving in the roles of head of the Strategic Planning committee and Vice President of Jewish Life. In addition to his board service for Temple Aliyah, David serves on the boards of Yad Chessed and Camp Ramah and the advisory board of the Jewish Teen Funders Network of Greater Boston. Professionally, David is the director of the Center for Professional Learning at Gateways: Access to Jewish Education, the central agency for Jewish special education in Boston. He earned his B.A. from Brandeis University and his Ph.D. in American History from Brown University. He is married to Karen, a pediatric emergency physician at Children’s Hospital, and has three children  - Emily, Shira and Jonathan - ranging in age from 21 to 13.  They have been proud members of Temple Aliyah since 2006.

Click here to read David's remarks upon his installation as President of Temple Aliyah on June 11, 2017.