Installation of Rabbi Jay M. Stein, Saturday November 14, 2015Published: Wednesday, October 28, 2015 By: Laurie Davidowitz
Previously he was President of Vaad, The Philadelphia Board of Rabbis; and member of the Chancellor's Rabbinic Cabinet of The Jewish Theological Seminary of America, National Leadership Council of AIPAC and Camp Ramah Board. Additionally, Rabbi Stein sits on the Koach Advisory Board, the Conservative Movement's Outreach to the college campus. Rabbi Stein is a certified Counselor in Chemical Dependence. Rabbi Stein has authored a chapter in The Resource Guide for Rabbis on Domestic Violence, published by Jewish Women International, and co-published articles on domestic violence in the Rabbinical Assembly Newsletter, as well as Outlook Magazine. Rabbi Stein's response, " 'And you shall teach them diligently to your children' - Providing a Jewish Education for Children with Special Needs" was unanimously approved by the Committee on Jewish Law and Standards. Rabbi Stein has five children. His greatest joys come from his children, studying a complicated text, making people laugh, and easing another's pain.