Where are You Now: The Building of Authentic Leaders

Where are You Now: The Building of Authentic Leaders
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Rabbi Yossi Kastan

Head of School | Brauser Maimonides Academy

Why is it important - and Jewish - to recruit and nurture authentic, vulnerable leaders? Rabbi Dr. Yossi Kastan, a Head of School, speaks with humor and candor of the struggle our leaders face daily to resist t... See more

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Core Leadership

This is the third in a weekly series "When and how does effective leadership make a true difference?" written by alumni, staff, and faculty of the William Davidson Graduate School of Jewish Education of The Jewish Theological Seminary.] We often hear about the need to develop Jewish leaders.

Rabbi Yossi  Kastan, 

Head of School | Brauser Maimonides Academy

Rabbi Dr. Yossi Kastan has been involved in education for 20 years. With a background in both formal and informal education, a Bachelors Degree in Business, and a Master’s Degree in Teaching and Learning, Rabbi Kastan works on balancing data-driven best practices with innovative strategies to teach timeless Jewish values. He constantly searches for ways to increase his students’ level of Jewish engagement. He is currently a Doctoral candidate at Nova Southeastern University with a concentration in Educational Leadership. Rabbi Kastan’s work has been featured in the Alumni Spotlight for Nova Southeastern University, and has been published in the Jewish Education Leadership Journal at the Lookstein Center in Israel, the HaYidion journal at RAVSAK, as well as in several newspapers.