Rabbi Daniel Ross is a member of Cohort II of the Created Equal Educators Fellowship of the Shalom Hartman Institute of North America. He was ordained in 2018 from Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion in New York where he was a Wexner Graduate Fellow. While in rabbinical school, he served for three years as rabbinic intern at Columbia/Barnard Hillel and for two years as student rabbi at Temple Beth Ha-Sholom in Williamsport, PA. He also completed a summer chaplaincy internship at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York. Prior to joining the clergy team at Central, Rabbi Ross was privileged to serve as Senior Jewish Educator at the Slifka Center for Jewish Life at Yale.
Originally from Merion Station, PA, Rabbi Ross graduated summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa from the University of Pennsylvania with a degree in History and Science, Technology, and Society. After graduating, he served for two years as a Teach For America corps member in Prince George’s County, Maryland, teaching 7th grade social studies while earning a Master of Arts in Teaching from American University. Following the Corps, Rabbi Ross worked for two years at the Advisory Board Company, a health care research and consulting firm based in DC. He lives with his wife Rabbi Jade Sank Ross and their adorable dog Rashi.