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Rabbi Stuart Gershon

Board Emeritus

training: M.A. in Jewish Education, The Jewish Theological Seminary of America; M.A. in Hebrew literature from HUC-JIR; B.A. in Judaic Studies, University of Pennsylvania

RABBI STUART GERSHON is Rabbi Emeritus of Temple Sinai in Summit, NJ, having served the congregation for 25 years. Previously, he was the associate rabbi for 5 years at Temple Emanuel in Worcester, MA. 

Rabbi Gershon was a founder and tri-chair of the Darfur Genocide Rescue Committee of Summit from 2007-2009. He also served as a founder and co-chair of the New Providence Diversity Committee from 2007-2010.

Rabbi Gershon was awarded the “Keeper of the Dream” Award by the Martin Luther King Day of Service Committee in 2010. Rabbi Gershon is the author of “Kol Nidrei: Its Origin, Development, and Significance.”

Rabbi Gershon was ordained by the Hebrew Union College – Jewish Institute of Religion in 1989. He possesses two M.A. degrees, one in Jewish education from The Jewish Theological Seminary of America and the other in Hebrew literature from HUC-JIR.  Rabbi Gershon received his B.A. in Judaic Studies from the University of Pennsylvania.