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Rabbi Lizz Goldstein

ואהבת לרעך כמוך

You Shall Love Your Neighbor as Yourself.

 (Leviticus 19:18)


Elizabeth (Lizz) Goldstein is a native of Branford, CT, in New Haven county. She first felt called to the rabbinate in 2004 as a participant of the URJ Kutz Camp (z"l). She completed her undergraduate studies in 2010 at Hampshire College in Amherst, MA with a concentration in genocide studies. She received her ordination from the Academy of Jewish Religion in 2016.

Rabbi Lizz has been involved in many Tikkun Olam projects, was a Global Justice Fellow with American Jewish World Service, and is a member of T'ruah: the Rabbinic Call for Human Rights. She is dedicated to a career of drawing from Jewish history and values to work toward social justice, and is happy to serve the community here at Ner Shalom! 

Tue, April 7 2020 13 Nisan 5780