Rabbi Leiby Burnham | Discussing Out of Town Jewish Life
R’ Leiby Burnham, MSW, is a Rabbi, psychotherapist, and writer. R’ Burnham is the senior educator for the Weiss Family Partners Detroit program of Yeshiva Beth Yehudah, where he does community outreach, and leads Jewish travel experiences in the US and abroad. He taught learning-disabled high school students for eight years in NYC, while receiving Rabbinical training at Shor Yoshuv Institute, and obtaining his Masters in Social Work from Yeshiva University. To round out his Jewish communal experience he spent five years working with at-risk youth in NYC, and six years volunteering with Chai Lifeline, a pioneer in social support for Jewish children suffering from serious illness. R’ Burnham lives in Oak Park, MI with his wife and their six children.