Rabbi Tuvia Brander

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Rabbi Tuvia Brander is the rabbi of Young Israel of West Hartford, CT.

Following two years of study at Yeshivat Har Etzion in Israel, he graduated summa cum laude from Yeshiva College with a B.A. in mathematics and a minor in Jewish Studies. On campus, he served as the Head Resident Adviser, the Executive Editor of Gesher: Yeshiva University Journal of Jewish Studies and the Chief Justice of the student court.

Rabbi Brander has a passion for youth work and has held leadership roles in a number of different youth initiatives including NCSY, Shoresh, Plainview Friday Night Lights, and the Torah Leadership Network.

Rabbi Brander is a Wexner Graduate Fellow. He enjoys fishing, reading and amateur archaeology and is married to wonderful Miriam (nee Apter) Brander.