Rabbi Daniel Rabin


Rabbi Daniel Rabin  originates from Johannesburg  South Africa.  After matriculating from high school in South Africa Rabbi Rabin studied for 6 years in Yeshivot around the world, including Israel, USA, South Africa and Australia. He received his Rabbinical Ordination/ Semicha at the Machon L'Horoah / Rabbinical Institute of South Africa as well as Semicha from the Machon Ariel in Israel.Rabbi Rabin hold a masters degree in Counselling and Psychotherapy and is passionate about mental health and well-being. He also loves teaching adult Jewish education, which he has taught in many parts of the world. He served as the director of Jewish Adult education at a synagogue in Johannesburg  as well as ran learning programs in Atlanta, Georgia. He served as a chaplain at Universities across Melbourne and directed Chabad on Campus. He was instrumental during that time to arrange many successful events for young adults including the largest Shabbat dinner in Australia which had 500 University students joining together for the dinner. Rabbi Rabin was elected President of the Rabbinical Council of Victoria in 2016 after serving as its Vice-President for two years.Rabbi Rabin served  as Rabbi at the North Eastern Jewish Centre in 2011 together with his wife Rebbetzin Sarah and their three children, Aaron and Shaina and Eli and were in that role for 7 years. Rabbi Rabin is a Chaplain to Victoria Police.

At the beginning of 2018 Rabbi Rabin became the spiritual leader of our community here at the South Caulfield Hebrew Congregation.