Dr. Aubrey Glazer

Rabbi Dr. Aubrey Glazer serves as Senior Rabbi at the Jewish Community Center of Harrison, New York. A native of Toronto, Canada, Glazer holds a B.A. in French Language and Literature (University of Toronto, 1994), an M.A. in Jewish Philosophy (Jewish Theological Seminary Graduate School), and a Ph.D. in Hebrew Hermeneutics (University of Toronto, June 2005). His research is part of a larger commitment to revitalizing Hebrew culture and civilization. His publications include scholarly studies and annotated translations included in: Hebrew Studies: A Journal Devoted to Hebrew Language and Literature; Kabbalah: A Journal for the Study of Mystical Texts; God’s Voice From the Void: Old & New Studies in Bratzlav Hasidism; Ariel: The Israeli Review of Arts and Letters, and Jerusalem International Poets Festival Anthology. His ordination is from the Conservative movement (Jewish Theological Seminary, 2000).

Aubrey along with his wife, Elyssa Wortzman, and their daughter,Talya Sahara live in New York. Elyssa, an attorney and visual artist, has experience teaching and creating community programming for children and adults in the New York and Toronto Jewish Community.