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Rabbi Joseph B. Meszler is the spiritual leader of Temple Sinai of Sharon, Massachusetts. He also has a regular blog on the Huffington Post and is the author of several books and articles.
Rabbi Meszler has lectured widely and been heard in many venues, including Canadian Broadcasting Corporation radio. In addition to being a congregational rabbi and author, he is also an instructor at the Kehillah Schechter Academy. Rabbi Meszler previously served at Washington Hebrew Congregation in Washington, DC and as a resident chaplain in Cincinnati’s Children’s Hospital, Drake Rehabilitation Center, and the Pauline Warfield Lewis Center for Mental Health. Rabbi Meszler also taught as an instructor during the summer of 2002 at the Smithsonian Institution Resident Associates program on the DC National Mall.
He was ordained at Hebrew Union College in Cincinnati in 1999.
In a deeply personal exploration of this sacred proclamation, command and prayer, Rabbi Joseph Meszler delves into the spiritual history of the Sh’ma, inspiring you to claim your own personal meaning in these enduring words.
The GPS for
Jewish Teen Guys
Who am I? How do I feel about myself? Do I seem cool? Do I fit in? These overarching teen boys’ concerns are addressed head on through the voices of contemporary Jewish teens, men and biblical and historical stories. The JGuy’s Guide helps young teens see how Judaism can help them navigate the often winding road of adolescence while it strengthens Jewish identity and pride.
How Judaism Can Help You and Caregivers Cope When Body or Spirit Fails
Whether you are facing illness yourself, serving as a caregiver, providing pastoral care or simply wondering where God is when we get sick, the teachings and wisdom of Jewish tradition can help you cope with the difficulties of illness and infirmity. With a format designed to accommodate the stressful life of people dealing with illness, Rabbi Joseph B. Meszler helps you focus on spiritual well-being as an essential aspect of physical healing and wholeness. Learn more...
A provocative look at how a new generation of Jewish men can grow spiritually, and in doing so, strengthen the intangible bonds of family, love, duty and truth which ultimately lead to God. Learn more...