Rabbi Daniel Kraus

Rabbi Daniel Kraus serves as the Director of Community Education at KJ as well as the Associate Vice President of Strategic Partnerships at the Birthright Israel Foundation, where he leads strategic alliances, partnerships, and brand experience for the foundation. Daniel is a native of Melbourne, Australia, and graduated Yeshiva University with a B.S. and MBA, completed the Ner LeElef Fellowship at RIETS, and received his ordination from Rabbi Zalman Nechemia Goldberg of Jerusalem. Prior to joining KJ, Daniel served as the inaugural Director of the Manhattan Jewish Experience (MJE) Downtown location where, together with his wife Rachel, spearheaded the creation of a vibrant community of young Jewish professionals and created a hub of Jewish engagement in Midtown Manhattan for over 7,000 participants. Daniel also served as MJE’s Chief Operating Officer. Daniel holds a B.S. and an MBA from Yeshiva University. He was selected in the Jewish Week’s 36 Under 36 list of emerging Jewish leaders in 2017. Daniel his wife Rachel reside in Manhattan and are the proud parents of four young children.

Rabbi Daniel Kraus Favorite Subjects

Comprehensive Jewish Literacy


Introduction to Judaism

Life Cycle


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