Rabbi David Kaiman has served as rabbi at Congregation B'nai Israel in Gainesville, Florida since June 2003.
Rabbi Kaiman was ordained at The Jewish Theological Seminary, New York, NY in June of 2003 with an MA in Hebrew Letters and concentration in religious education. Rabbi Kaiman has served as a rabbi and educator at congregations in Florida, New Jersey, Wisconsin and Maryland. Rabbi Kaiman also spent several summers as an educator at Camp Ramah including two years with the Tikvah Program for Special Needs Jewish Education at Camp Ramah in New England.
Prior to entering seminary, Rabbi Kaiman spent 21 years as a corporate manager in industry where he was active as a community leader for religious and secular organizations including appointment by the Florida Governor to The Florida Commission for Workman's Compensation Reform. Rabbi Kaiman also proud to be a graduate of the University of Florida in Gainesville and a Gator. Married to Rebeca Shalom, LCSW they have two grown sons and a daughter-in-law.