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.