Rabbi Ben Goldstein
Rabbi Ben Goldstein joined the Temple Aliyah community in July of 2016. Before that, he served as the spiritual leader of Temple Beth El Mekor Chayim, in Cranford, New Jersey. A graduate of Boston University, Rabbi Goldstein received his ordination from the Ziegler School for Rabbinic studies in Los Angeles in 2010.
Rabbi Goldstein has worked in the Jewish nonprofit world for the past 20 years as a youth director, a museum educator, a counselor in various camps as well as a Hebrew school teacher. One of the most formative work experiences was his time as a spiritual counselor Beit Teshuva, a residential treatment facility for drug and alcohol addiction located in Los Angeles.
Rabbi Goldstein lives in Los Angeles with his three children and enjoys sports, theater, golf and rediscovering all the great things the Los Angeles area has to offer.