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Matt Check


Matt is excited to be making Cincinnati his home after almost 20 years spent in New York City as a Jewish educator and musician. Matt holds an MA in Education from the Jewish Theological Seminary (2008) as well as an MPA from Baruch College (2011). In directorial roles he has overseen Hebrew schools, family programs and adult education programs at such New York institutions as Central Synagogue, Park Avenue Synagogue, The 92nd Street Y, JCP Downtown and Ansche Chesed.

Also, an accomplished singer-songwriter, guitarist, banjoist and producer of Americana, bluegrass, Jewish music and children’s music, Matt is excited to bring this part of his personality and skill set to the team and community of Wise Temple.