Jeff Kramer was born in New York City and raised in a reformed Jewish home, permeated with Jewish cultural identity. Jeff has worked in both the business world and the New York City School system. He has earned a Master’s Degree in Organizational Behavior, as well as a Master’s Degree in Special Education.
After years of studying various Eastern religions, Jeff had a powerful experience with Yeshua and began a new life learning about the God of the Bible. In 1997, he began teaching Bible studies, and a few years later joined the staff of Chosen People Ministries.
In 2002, Jeff and his wife, Deborah, helped plant a Messianic congregation in Manhattan along with Steve and Carol Fenchel. Jeff is currently the interim rabbi in this congregation, Sha’ar Adonai, and he continues to serve God in the New York Branch of Chosen People Ministries. In 2018, Jeff finished his studies at the Charles L. Feinberg Center for Messianic Jewish Studies, Talbot School of Theology, and received his Master of Divinity degree.