Rabbi Jason Herman serves as the Mara D’Atra, spiritual leader, of Congregation Beth Israel - West Side Jewish Center and as the Executive Director of the International Rabbinic Fellowship. Rabbi Herman has been an advocate for Jewish and social justice causes and has advised and been involved with several Jewish organizations. He is currently a fellow at Rabbis Without Borders. A former investment banker, Rabbi Herman is an alumnus of the Huntsman Program at the University of Pennsylvania. Rabbi Herman received his semicha from Yeshivat Chovevei Torah Rabbinical School in New York.