• Rabbi Mitchell H. Berkowitz

    Rabbi Mitchell Berkowitz is the Associate Rabbi at B’nai Israel Congregation in Rockville, MD. He was ordained in May 2017 by the Rabbinical School at the Jewish Theological Seminary of America. While in rabbinical school, Rabbi Berkowitz served as the rabbinic intern at Shelter Rock Jewish Center in Roslyn, NY. He holds a Master of Arts in Talmud and Rabbinics from the Graduate School at JTS, and Bachelor’s Degrees in History and International & Global Studies from Brandeis University. Rabbi Berkowitz oversees the Sara & Samuel J. Lessans Adult Education Institute, and teaches a weekly Talmud class.

What are the Shavuot Torah Readings About?

Rabbi Mitch Berkowitz explains the meaning of the Torah passages that we read on Shavuot and the connection to revelation and the harvest.