Rabbi Yaron Kapitulnik serves as senior rabbi of Temple Judea, the congregation where he began his career in 2010.  As the congregation's leader, Rabbi Yaron works to create a community where each member is inspired to lead a richer Jewish life, be it through joyous worship, thoughtful learning experiences, a social connection over a cup of coffee, or empathetic pastoral care.

Rabbi Kapitulnik graduated and was ordained in 2010 from the New York campus of Hebrew Union College - Jewish Institute of Religion where he was selected as a participant in the Bonnie and Daniel Tisch Rabbinic Fellows Program- which identifies exceptional rabbis who have the ability to lead and transform synagogues and other Jewish communal institutions.  Rabbi Kapitulnik is a graduate of Hebrew University in Jerusalem where he earned a Bachelor's Degree in Geography with a major in Education and has a diverse background including serving as a paratrooper and paramedic in the Israeli Armed Forces, graduating from Israel's Ministry of Tourism School and serving as an Environmental Guide in Ein Gedi.

Rabbi Kapitulnik has four children, twin girls, Roni & Tom, Danielle and Yonaton.  He is a runner, avid chess player, reader, and chef.

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