Rabbi Moshe Krupka
March 5, 2019
Rabbi Moshe D. Krupka is the executive vice president and university ombudsman of the Touro College and University System. Rabbi Krupka serves as a senior administrator and as chief liaison for community affairs. He has spearheaded new initiatives that have raised Touro’s visibility within the Jewish and general communities. Rabbi Krupka serves as the administration’s senior internal advisor on Jewish matters and Jewish education. He plays a pivotal role in the continued growth of the institution, as Touro strives to advance its longstanding commitment to expanding educational opportunities for a vast and diverse student body enrolled at campuses in four states, Israel and Europe. Rabbi Krupka received rabbinical ordination from Rabbi Joseph B. Soloveitchik at Yeshiva University’s (YU) Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary, and a Master of Science in secondary education from YU’s Azrieli Graduate School of Jewish Education and Administration. Prior to joining Touro College, Rabbi Krupka enjoyed a two-and-a-half decade career at the Orthodox Union (OU), where he served as national executive director, demonstrated a history of successful leadership at high levels and played a prominent role in leading the organization’s provision of extensive programmatic, administrative and educational support to hundreds of synagogues and communities across the U.S., Canada and Israel. He was also instrumental in expanding the range of the OU's programs and services in response to changing conditions in the Jewish world. As National Director of the Department of Community and Synagogue Services, he secured and expanded the OU’s support for hundreds of synagogues, particularly in the area of strengthening the Jewish family.