Rabbi Theodore M. Lichtenfeld is on the faculty of Golda Och Academy upper school in West Orange, NJ. He previously served as rabbi at Congregation Agudat Achim in Schenectady, NY, and at pulpits in New Orleans and New Jersey. Rabbi Lichtenfeld completed a residency in Clinical Pastoral Education at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center with New York Presbyterian Hospital during the coronavirus pandemic in New York City. He was ordained at the Jewish Theological Seminary in 2001, and also holds ordination from the Academy for Jewish Religion. Rabbi Lichtenfeld, a Philadelphia native, lives in Rockland County, NY, with his wife and three children.