Rabbi Evan Hoffman is the Spiritual Leader of Congregation Anshe Sholom in New Rochelle, NY. He previously served as Assistant Rabbi of Park East Synagogue in Manhattan. A graduate of Yeshiva College (summa cum laude), he received semikhah from RIETS, earned an M.A. in Modern Jewish History from the Bernard Revel Graduate School and did advanced graduate research in American Jewish History. For many years he has taught adult education courses in Jewish Theology and Jewish History at synagogues around the metro area. Rabbi Hoffman is the author of a widely disseminated weekly essay series titled "Thoughts on the Parashah." Rabbi Hoffman was raised in Great Neck, NY and is an avid fan of the New York Mets. Rabbi Hoffman and his wife, Sari, are the proud parents of Eliyahu and Elana.