Rabbi Jeffrey K. Salkin is one of America’s most prolific and most-quoted rabbis, whose colleagues have called him an “activist for Jewish ideas.” An award-winning writer and teacher, his numerous books on such topics as Jewish spirituality, gender, work, Torah for teenagers, righteous gentiles and Jewish history and thought have been published by Jewish Lights Publishing and the Jewish Publication Society.
Rabbi Salkin’s essays and op-eds have appeared in The Atlanta Journal Constitution, The New Jersey Jewish News, Moment, The New York Jewish Week, Reform Judaism, The Forward, Wall Street Journal, Readers’ Digest, and New York Newsday. In addition, he has contributed essays to scholarly journals, anthologies and encyclopedias. He has lectured in numerous communities and synagogues, has taught in rabbinical seminaries, and has worked as a Jewish communal executive and activist. As of July 1, Rabbi Salkin will be serving as the spiritual leader of Temple Beth Am in Bayonne, NJ.
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