Rabbi Manes Kogan

Rabbi, Hillcrest Jewish Center, Queens

Rabbi Manes Kogan was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina. He received his rabbinical ordination from the Seminario Rabínico Latinoamericano in Buenos Aires. Rabbi Kogan serves as the spiritual leader of Hillcrest Jewish Center, in Fresh Meadows, New York. Hillcrest Jewish Center is a traditional, egalitarian and participatory congregation, serving 275 families in Eastern Queens.

Rabbi Kogan is married to Silvia Surazski Kogan, and he is the proud father of Daniela, Ilan, and Abby.

Appears in these episodes:

After the establishment of Israel, Arab nations stripped their Jewish citizens of their property, funds, and citizenship, and expelled them. Will this happen next in Dagestan? Moscow? New York City?

Rabbi Elie Abadie and ZOA-MI President Sheldon Freilich join Edwin for another look at the horrid possibilities, Rabbi Manes Kogan provides additional reporting, and Nathan Lewin updates us on the lawsuit recently filed by the Brandeis Center against UC Berkeley.