November 10, 2010
Rabbi Michael I. Gisser has been named associate chaplain for Jewish life, a new part-time position in the Chaplain’s Office. He is the first Jewish staff chaplain at Wake Forest. He is also assistant dean and department chair of the Jewish Studies Department at American Hebrew Academy, a college prep boarding school in Greensboro. He has also served as the Jewish chaplain at Fairleigh Dickinson University and executive director of the Holocaust Museum and Study Center in Spring Valley, New York.