Rabbi Sion Setton

Based-In Rabbi

New York

Rabbi Sion Setton is the Based-In Rabbi for the New York Base. In this role he creates the local Base community by hosting Shabbat dinners, justice programs, and holiday meals, and holds one-on-one conversations with participants.  Sion has rabbinic ordination at the Yeshiva University in New York.

Sion is passionate about fostering Jewish communities where everyone belongs. He is the Principal of Yeshivah Prep High School in Brooklyn and is pursuing a doctorate in Jewish education at Yeshiva University. In the past, Sion served as a teacher and the director of technology at Barkai Yeshivah, as an affiliate Chaplain at New York University, as Director of Youth at the Edmond J. Safra Synagogue, and as the Rabbi at Congregation Magen David of Manhattan. He was named by New York’s Jewish Week as a “36 under 36” Jewish leader and changemaker. He and his wife Mijal are the proud parents of two children, Ness and Mazali.