Rabbi Dennis Sasso

Dr. Dennis C. Sasso has been the Rabbi of Congregation Beth-El Zedeck, Indianapolis, Indiana since 1977. He is a native of the Republic of Panama, and a descendant of Sephardic (Spanish-Portuguese Jewish) families who settled in the Caribbean during the 17th century.

Rabbi Sasso earned his Bachelor of Arts degree at the Department of Near Eastern and Judaic Studies of Brandeis University. He holds a Master of Arts in Religion from Temple University, Philadelphia, and was ordained as Rabbi by the Reconstructionist Rabbinical College in Philadelphia. Rabbi Sasso has also studied at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and did his doctoral studies at Temple University and at Christian Theological Seminary in Indianapolis, Indiana, from where he obtained his Doctor of Ministry degree. Rabbi Sasso is also the recipient of Doctor of Divinity degrees, Honoris Causa, from the Reconstructionist Rabbinical College (1999) and Christian Theological Seminary (2000).  more...