Rabbi Jeffrey Segelman has been the rabbi of the Westchester Jewish Center since 1987. Born and raised in Boston, he received bachelors’ degrees from Boston University and Boston Hebrew College. He earned his master’s degree and rabbinic ordination from the Jewish Theological Seminary (JTS) in New York. Before coming to WJC, he was the rabbi of the Wayne Conservative Congregation. He is married to Marla and has three children and eight grandchildren.
Adir Yolkut received his rabbinic ordination from The Ziegler School of Rabbinic Studies in Los Angeles, California in 2016. Originally from St. Louis, Missouri, Adir spent his college years at List College, the joint program between the Jewish Theological Seminary and Columbia University where he received degrees in both American History and Talmud. Adir served as a staff member on Nativ, the Conservative movement’s gap-year program in Israel where he also studied at the Conservative Yeshivah. His areas of interest lie in the cross-section of Talmud, Jewish law and community organizing. He looks forward to helping people learn how to integrate these texts into their lives as a means to build strong and vibrant Jewish communities. In his spare time, Adir is an avid St. Louis sports fan, coffee drinker, always up for pickup sports game, and loves to theorize on Game of Thrones and anything pop culture related!
Cantor Ethan Goldberg joined WJC in the Fall of 2014 after a musical odyssey that has taken him from Camp Ramah in the Poconos, where he has been the music director for seven years, to Brandeis University, where he graduated with a degree in music-voice performance and Judaic studies, to the Cantorial School at the Jewish Theological Seminary, where he graduated from in 2016. Cantor Goldberg is looking forward to leading our congregation with a shared musical vocabulary, allowing us all to feel part of one community – with a common repertoire and mood and musical feeling!