Rabbi Shmuel Silber has a passion for sharing fulfilling contemporary Torah with a Chassidic warmth. He founded and serves as the Dean of the Institute for Jewish Continuity to enable learners at all levels to access relevant Torah.
Rabbi Silber serves as Rav of Suburban Orthodox Congregation Toras Chaim in Baltimore, Maryland. Knowledgeable, endearing and approachable, he brings an innovative and reinvigorating perspective to his teaching, kehillah and communal service. His dedication and strong caring presence is demonstrated time and again during times of simcha and sorrow and through his scholarly shiurim, community outreach programs, counseling, and advocacy.
Prior to coming to Suburban Orthodox, Rabbi Silber was the Assistant Rabbi of Congregation Shomrei Torah, in Fair Lawn, NJ. While at Shomrei Torah, he was also Director of Education for KOF-K Kosher Supervision, an international Kashrus agency based in Teaneck, NJ. Rabbi Silber received Semicha (ordination) from Yeshiva University. In addition he has received a Masters degree in Secondary Jewish Education from Azrieli Graduate School.
Rabbi Silber has served as a Scholar in Residence throughout cities in America, in Israel and South Africa. He has taught a Masters Degree Program in Adult Education through Johns Hopkins University, teaches ongoing classes at the Women’s Institute of Torah (WIT) and Maalot here in Baltimore. His published works include “The Melting Pot” which was published in honor of Israel’s 60th Birthday. Rabbi Silber and his wife Aviva B’H have six children.