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January 19, 2020

Rabbi Peter W. Stein Bio

Rabbi Peter Stein previously served as rabbi of Temple Sinai in Cranston, RI and as associate Rabbi of Rodef Shalom Congregation in Pittsburgh, PA. Rabbi Stein was ordained and earned a MA in Hebrew Literature at the Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion, studying in Jerusalem and New York City. His undergraduate studies were at Cornell University, and he also completed the Jewish Leaders Program at the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University. Rabbi Stein is an alumnus of the Rabbis Without Borders Fellowship of CLAL and the Brickner Fellowship of the Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism. He has also completed the Professional Affiliates training of the Jewish Outreach Institute. In Rochester, Rabbi Stein is engaged with a number of community organizations. He is treasurer of the Rochester Board of Rabbis and a member of the Jewish Federation Community Relations Committee. He is also an adjunct faculty member at the Colgate Rochester Crozier Divinity School, teaching classes in rabbinic literature and Jewish biblical interpretation. Nationally, Rabbi Stein serves the Central Conference of American Rabbis as Dues Chairperson and as part of the Convention and Budget and Finance Committees. He is also a mentor for newly ordained rabbis through the Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion and the CCAR, and he has served on camp faculty at three different Union for Reform Judaism camps. Rabbi Stein has a commitment to social justice work and interfaith endeavors. He is a proud member of Planned Parenthood’s national Clergy Advocacy Board. In 2015, he walked in Alabama and Georgia as part of the NAACP Journey for Justice, and he has a longstanding engagement with issues of LGBTQ equality and poverty. He participated in a dialogue program and a Papal Audience at the Vatican in 2007 and has been involved in significant relationships with the Catholic, Christian, and Muslim community. He is proud to nurture connections between TBK and several area churches and mosques, and sits on the community-wide Interfaith Steering Committee and the Brennan Goldman Institute Steering Committee. Rabbi Stein is an avid tennis player, a passionate trombone player, and a beach lover. He loves baseball and has been to 12 stadiums and counting! He is married to Amy and together they are the proud parents of Eliana and Ari.
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Mt. Olivet Baptist Church

Mt Olivet - Temple B’Rith Kodesh

Pulpit Exchange

January 19, 2020

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Rabbi Peter W. Stein Bio

Rabbi Peter Stein previously served as rabbi of Temple Sinai in Cranston, RI and as associate Rabbi of Rodef Shalom Congregation in Pittsburgh, PA. Rabbi Stein was ordained and earned a MA in Hebrew Literature at the Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion, studying in Jerusalem and New York City. His undergraduate studies were at Cornell University, and he also completed the Jewish Leaders Program at the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University. Rabbi Stein is an alumnus of the Rabbis Without Borders Fellowship of CLAL and the Brickner Fellowship of the Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism. He has also completed the Professional Affiliates training of the Jewish Outreach Institute. In Rochester, Rabbi Stein is engaged with a number of community organizations. He is treasurer of the Rochester Board of Rabbis and a member of the Jewish Federation Community Relations Committee. He is also an adjunct faculty member at the Colgate Rochester Crozier Divinity School, teaching classes in rabbinic literature and Jewish biblical interpretation. Nationally, Rabbi Stein serves the Central Conference of American Rabbis as Dues Chairperson and as part of the Convention and Budget and Finance Committees. He is also a mentor for newly ordained rabbis through the Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion and the CCAR, and he has served on camp faculty at three different Union for Reform Judaism camps. Rabbi Stein has a commitment to social justice work and interfaith endeavors. He is a proud member of Planned Parenthood’s national Clergy Advocacy Board. In 2015, he walked in Alabama and Georgia as part of the NAACP Journey for Justice, and he has a longstanding engagement with issues of LGBTQ equality and poverty. He participated in a dialogue program and a Papal Audience at the Vatican in 2007 and has been involved in significant relationships with the Catholic, Christian, and Muslim community. He is proud to nurture connections between TBK and several area churches and mosques, and sits on the community-wide Interfaith Steering Committee and the Brennan Goldman Institute Steering Committee. Rabbi Stein is an avid tennis player, a passionate trombone player, and a beach lover. He loves baseball and has been to 12 stadiums and counting! He is married to Amy and together they are the proud parents of Eliana and Ari.
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