Rabbi James Ponet ’68

Howard M. Holtzmann Jewish Chaplain at Yale
Phone: 
(203) 432-1134

Jim Ponet ’68 is Howard M. Holtzmann Jewish Chaplain at Yale, a position he has filled since 1981. He and his wife Elana Ponet, who directs the Hillel Children’s Sunday School, co-lead a class for Yale College seniors called, “Life’s Big Questions.”

Rabbi Ponet is currently on sabbatical.