Rabbi Noam Raucher is originally from Hamden, CT; the son of Gail and Steve Raucher; and a brother to Ari, Michal, Aviva. He is the brother-in-law to Carly, Yoni, and Matt; and the proud uncle to 6 nieces and nephews. He is the product of a joyfully Jewish upbringing, having attended: a Solomon Schechter day school, Camp Ramah, USY, and Hillel at Hofstra University. He was ordained at the Ziegler School of Rabbinic Studies in 2011, and has served in the pulpit as a rabbi and educator on both the East and West Coasts. First at Temple Israel, in Charlotte, NC; and then at the Pasadena Jewish Temple and Center in Pasadena, CA.
During the pandemic Rabbi Noam received certification and started a side practice as a spiritual coach for men, and a divorce coach for Jews. His podcast, The Jewish Divorce Project, has garnered thousands of downloads and praise. Rabbi Noam has also been an active participant and speaker in the modern men’s movement since 2018. And served as a local men’s group facilitator, and regional group coordinator, for the organization the Mankind Project. Since the pandemic concluded, Rabbi Noam has been teaching middle Judaics school at Pressman Academy in Los Angeles.
In his spare time, Noam enjoys: being outdoors and hiking, playing with his two sons, Judah and Elijah, exercising, podcasting and searching for the best breakfast burrito in town.