Rabbi David Segal

Rabbi David Segal was born and raised in Houston, TX, where he attended Congregation Emanu El. He was ordained at Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion in New York in 2010. Together with his wife, Cantor Rollin Simmons, he served the Aspen Jewish Congregation in Aspen, Colorado, until 2017. Today, he and his family reside in Houston, where he is the Texas Organizer of the Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism, as well as a teacher and writer.

Living On after Death

D'Var Torah By: Rabbi David Segal

December 15, 2014
"I don't want to achieve immortality through my work; I want to achieve immortality through not dying.

Our Stories, Ourselves

D'Var Torah By: Rabbi David Segal

December 5, 2014
"One begins with shame and concludes with glory" (Mishnah P'sachim 10:4).This mishnah describes the narrative arc of the Passover seder: from sorrow to praise, mourning to celebration, slavery to freedom.

Earning Forgiveness

D'Var Torah By: Rabbi David Segal

December 3, 2014
A pious and beloved but poorly dressed Chasidic rebbe took a lengthy train ride to teach Torah in a town far away.