Core Semikha, Class of 2027
In her Westchester community, Brooke Pollak has co-chaired her synagogue’s Women’s Tefillah group for the last eight years and has been a frequent Gaba’it for their services. She has also worked with families to plan for, practice, and facilitate meaningful s’machot for numerous B’not Mitzvah each year. Brooke has also been active in her community’s partnership minyan.
Brooke earned her bachelor’s degree in Judaic Studies from Yale University and her law degree from New York University School of Law. During and after her undergraduate years, Brooke studied at Drisha and Pardes. She practiced as a trusts and estates attorney in private practice for a decade before going in-house at a private bank to work exclusively administering estates. Brooke is married to Rabbi Yossi Pollak and has two children.
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