Everybody Has a Story with Rabbi James Ponet

Cody Pomeranz ’15 continues his “Everybody Has a Story” segment, featuring a new and fascinating campus figure every two weeks. Today, he sits down with Rabbi Jim Ponet ’68, the Howard M. Holtzmann Jewish Chaplain at Yale, to discuss Jewish life at Yale, his own religious journey, and variety of other topics ranging from interfaith marriage to life’s greatest personal challenges. In 2010, Rabbi Ponet was launched into the national spotlight as the co-officiator of the wedding between Chelsea Clinton and Marc Mezvinsky. After more than three decades of being a religious leader at Yale, Rabbi Ponet will step down from retire position at the end of this academic year.