Rabbi Eric D. Rosenstein

Associate Rabbi / Director of Education

In addition to serving as Associate Rabbi for the Temple Judea community, Rabbi Eric Rosenstein also serves as its Director of Education. As a Jewish leader, he is committed to using the power of Jewish tradition, history, and culture to inspire and guide our daily lives. Rabbi Rosenstein is proud to continue the legacy of Temple Judea as a learning laboratory for the next generation of Jewish professionals through his service as a clinical faculty member for Hebrew Union College education residents who learn through their contributions to our community. 

He serves on the boards of the Sandra Caplan Community Bet Din and the Pacific Association of Reform Rabbis and sat on the Association of Reform Jewish Educators' Ethics Code Task Force. 

Rabbi Rosenstein is a graduate of the Rabbinical School and the Rhea Hirsch School of Education at the Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion in Los Angeles.  During his training, Rabbi Rosenstein interned at a number of local congregations, including Temple Emanuel of Beverly Hills, Leo Baeck Temple, and Temple Ner Ami in Camarillo, California. He also served as a chaplain intern at Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles, and has served as an educator, song leader, and cantorial soloist across Los Angeles. Rabbi Rosenstein is a contributing co-author to the book The Fragile Dialogue: New Voices in Liberal Zionism (CCAR Press, 2017). He lives in the San Fernando Valley with his wife, Carly, and two children, Lilah and Gabriel.

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