Rabbi Noah and Mrs. Sarah Cheses (Staff)
Rabbi Noah and Sarah Cheses are Co-Directors of the Seif Jewish Learning Initiative on Campus at Yale University. Rabbi Cheses is also Associate Rabbi at the Joseph Slifka Center for Jewish Life at Yale. He grew up in Boston where he went to the Maimonides Day School. He studied at Yeshiva University’s Honors Program as an undergraduate and at Yeshiva University’s Rabbinical School for his ordination. He is pursuing Masters degrees in Jewish Philosophy at Bernard Revel School of Jewish Studies and in Family Counseling and Therapy at the Family Institute in Jerusalem. He has been a Schottenstein Scholar in Jewish Studies, a Dr. Norman Lamm Fellow in Jewish Thought, and a Wexner Graduate Fellow. Mrs. Cheses originates from Columbus, Ohio and received her B.A. in Biology from Yeshiva University’s Stern College for Women. She completed the Yoetzet Halacha program at Nishmat, in which she was trained to serve as a halachic advisor in the realm of Jewish Family Purity laws, and is currently pursuing a Master’s degree in Public Health at Columbia University.