Where were you born?
Where else have you lived?
The Bronx, Connecticut, England, NJ, Brooklyn
What languages do you speak?
English, Yiddish, Hebrew
What fields have you studied and/or degrees have you earned?
Government, Talmud, Library Science, Diamond Setting
BA, MS, Ordination
How long have you been at Touro and what’s your position?
1994-2000 at the Brighton Beach library & 2015-2016 at the Lander College for Men library
From 2000-2014 I was the Research Librarian at the YIVO Institute for Jewish Research
What is the part of your job that you enjoy the most?
What is the most challenging part of your job?
Ensuring staff members are content
If you weren’t a librarian, what would you be?
I always wanted to be a doctor
Best thing you’ve read lately?
Hasidic discourses and Talmud studies
Your ideal vacation?
One that I can afford
Becoming a scribe
If you’re outside, what are you most likely doing?
Meatballs and spaghetti