Rabbi Danny Burkeman

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Rabbi Danny Burkeman (he/him) is the Senior Rabbi at Temple Shir Tikva in Wayland, MA where he works to make Judaism relevant for the modern world. He was a member of the inaugural cohort of the UJA Federation of New York’s Rabbinic Fellowship for Visionary Leaders and a CJP Chai in the Hub Recipient. He is married to Micol Zimmerman Burkeman, a Jewish Educator and Executive Coach, and together they are the very proud parents of Gabriella Liat and Benjamin Micah.

An Invitation to Return

Rabbi Josh Brown
Rabbi Danny Burkeman
September 7, 2022
As we look out from the pulpit, we know there are good reasons that some faces that were familiar before March 2020 are now missing. We have embraced technology at every opportunity. The quality of our livestreaming worship, even in smaller synagogues, is excellent. Many congregants have grown accustomed to praying from the comfort of their couch.

No Dilemma this December

Rabbi Danny Burkeman
December 23, 2020
I looked forward to the lights that adorn houses and streets in celebration of the holiday, not to mention watching Christmas specials on television and getting extra days off work to be with family. However, things changed last year when my family and I joined our friends to help them decorate their Christmas tree.  

Why I'm a Delegate in the World Zionist Congress

Rabbi Danny Burkeman
October 16, 2015

 This is not a family vacation, it’s not an Israel tour to explore the length and breadth of the country; this time I am returning to Israel as a delegate for the World Zionist Congress.