• Rabbi David Baum

    Rabbi David Baum has served as the first full-time Rabbi of Congregation Shaarei Kodesh of Boca Raton since the summer of 2009. He received his rabbinical ordination and his Master’s Degree in Jewish Education from The Jewish Theological Seminary in May 2009. Rabbi Baum is the immediate past President of the Palm Beach County Board of Rabbis and past president of the Southeast Region of the Rabbinical Assembly. He is an alumnus of the Clergy Leadership Incubator (CLI) Fellowship and a Global Justice Fellow with American Jewish World Services. He lives in Boca Raton with his wife, Dr. Alissa Baum, and their three children, Avi, Harrison and Layla.

The Art of Assimilating Wisely

The Art of Assimilating Wisely

Hanukkah—when we read about the Maccabees resisting assimilation and Joseph embracing it—is a time to look at the art of assimilation wisely.
Mourning: A Rabbi's Own Perspective

Mourning: A Rabbi’s Own Perspective

A rabbi, familiar with leading others through the process of mourning, goes through the same. Rabbi David Baum remembers his mother.