Rabbi Stuart Gershon has been a stalwart supporter of Carolyn Dorfman Dance
for more than 15 years and he has served on the Board of Trustees since 2016.

Rabbi Gershon retired as a congregational rabbi in 2019 after a 30 year career.
Currently, he is rabbi emeritus at Temple Sinai, in Summit, NJ, where he served
for 25 years. Rabbi Gershon was the co-founder of the Darfur Genocide Rescue
Committee of Summit. In 2010, he was awarded the “Keeper of the Dream”
Award at the Martin Luther King Jr Day of Service. He also served as co-curator of
“Life and Loss in Germany: The 80 th Anniversary of Kristallnacht,” the first exhibit
at Temple Sinai’s Holocaust Remembrance Center. Rabbi Gershon is the author of
Kol Nidrei: It’s Origin, Development, and Significance. In 2014, Rabbi Gershon was
awarded a Doctor of Divinity degree from Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute
of Religion. Currently residing in Charlotte, North Carolina, Rabbi Gershon
continues to teach at the adult and college level, to write scholarly articles, to
officiate at weddings and baby namings for the ‘kids’ who grew up at Temple
Sinai, and to enjoy tennis, pilates, ballroom dancing, and Israeli folkdancing.