Rabbi Shmuel Goldin served as spiritual leader of Congregation Ahavath Torah in Englewood, New Jersey, from 1984 until his aliya in September 2017, and now serves as the synagogue’s Rabbi Emeritus.
Prior to assuming his role at Ahavath Torah, Rabbi Goldin served as Rabbi of Beth Sholom Congregation, Potomac, Maryland, and Assistant Rabbi, Beth Jacob Congregation, Beverly Hills, California.
Rabbi Goldin served for over twenty years as instructor of Bible and Philosophy at the Isaac Breuer College and the James Striar School of Yeshiva University and he continues to appear as a popular visiting scholar and lecturer in a wide variety of settings across the globe. His unique approach to Torah study has been enthusiastically received by audiences of varied backgrounds
Rabbi Goldin is a Past President of the Rabbinical Council of America (RCA), the world’s largest association of Orthodox rabbis, and served as chairman of the critical committee overseeing the RCA’s policies and standards for conversion to Judaism. He has led countless missions to Israel, specifically during trying
Rabbi Goldin has received many honors and awards for his decades of service to the Jewish community both in America and Israel and has been included in lists of the most influential Jewish American leaders published by Newsweek Magazine, The Forward Newspaper and other periodicals.
Upon Rabbi Goldin’s retirement from his synagogue, the City of Englewood honored him for his years of dedicated service to the broader community by renaming the street upon which the synagogue stands “Rabbi Goldin Way.”
Rabbi Goldin’s five volume set of studies on the weekly parsha, “Unlocking the Torah Text” and recently published, “Unlocking the Haggada have earned wide popular and critical acclaim in the broader Jewish community.
Rabbi Goldin and his wife, Barbara, are the proud parents of five children and, thank God, an ever-growing brood of grandchildren.
Field / Profession: Educator, Community/Synagogue Rabbi, Leadership & Motivation
Educator at: Other
Speaking Topics: Torah, Israel, Community, Eretz Yisrael, Inspirational, Mussar/Character Development, Jewish Education, Halacha & the Modern World
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Personal website: www.rabbishmuelgoldin.com
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