Dennis S. Ross named intentional interim rabbi at the Monroe Templ


Make text smaller Make text larger



Photos



  • Rabbi Dennis S. Ross



— Rabbi Dennis S. Ross has been recently appointed to serve as Monroe Temple's intentional interim rabbi.

“We are beginning a new chapter in the life of our active, thriving community," said Monroe Temple President Jodi Sander.

Ross said he looks forward to getting to know temple members and the larger community.

“Monroe Temple is entering a very exciting time, as we welcome the newcomers and the spiritually curious to temple each day,” he said.

Ross has served congregations in Manhattan, Chappaqua and Albany in addition to Washington, D.C.; Potomac, Maryland; and Pittsfield and Worcester in Massachusetts.

Ross, who has written for The New York Times and The Boston Globe, is the author of "God in Our Relationships: Spirituality between People from the Teachings of Martin Buber," "When a Lie Is Not a Sin: The Hebrew Bible’s Framework for Deciding" and "All Politics Is Religious: Speaking Faith to the Media, Policy Makers and Community."

Ross was ordained at Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion in New York. He holds a master's degree in social work from New York University and the primary certificate in rational-emotive therapy from the Albert Ellis Institute.

Additionally, Ross received an honorary doctor of divinity degree from Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion.

He is a member of the Central Conference of American Rabbis, the National Association of Jewish Chaplains and the National Association of Social Workers.

Ross replaces Rabbi Jesse Gallop, who left last July. The temple will be recruiting for a permanent rabbi.

- Nancy Kriz

Make text smaller Make text larger

Comments

Pool Rules



MUST READ NEWS

Indoor track: A circus of odd events
By Patrick Brown
Walking into an Indoor Track Meet at the Ocean Breeze Athletic Complex in Staten Island is a startling experience:
Outside the building one is mostly...

Read more »
Image

The results
1500m RW: Margaret Ryan, second in a time of 7:48.8
1500m RW: Olivia Fisher, sixth in a time of 8:13.2
300m Dash: Kristin Lubeskie, eight in a time of 41.8...

Read more »

Free Narcan training for community members available on Jan. 31 in Goshen
— Catholic Charities Community Services of Orange and Sullivan will host free Narcan training for community members on Wednesday,...
Read more »

SUNY Orange hosts 'The Past Comes Alive' art exhibit
— In direct contrast with the solo exhibit of mostly abstract paintings and photographs by Mary C. Roth on view in the Mindy Ross...
Read more »
Image

VIDEOS



* indicates required
Community Newspapers


MOST COMMENTED



Weather in Monroe, NY