Dennis M. Kirschbaum

Dennis M. Kirschbaum is executive director of Hillel at the University of Rochester, a writer, and poet. From 2001-2014, Kirschbaum served as a vice president at Hillel International in Washington, D.C. Prior to that he was Executive Director of the Public Risk Management Association.

He earned a B.A. in English Literature from Guilford College and a M.A. degree in Jewish Studies from Baltimore Hebrew University. 

He has traveled extensively in Israel, India, Thailand, Morocco, and Egypt and he is an Adirondack 46er having hiked to the summit of the highest peaks in New York state. His poetry chapbook Clattering East, is published by Finishing Line Press. He lives and works in Rochester, N.Y. and Washington Grove, Md. 

The views expressed on this website are his alone and do not necessarily reflect the views, opinions, or policies of Hillel at the University of Rochester or Hillel International.