Rabbi Joseph B. Meszler is the spiritual leader of Temple Sinai of Sharon, Massachusetts. His mission, as it says in Isaiah 54:2, is to “widen the tent…and deepen the pegs” of the Jewish people, that is, to help the Jewish community grow, thrive and deepen its connections to God, Torah, and Israel. He also believes in the universalism of ethics and the spirituality of all people.
Living in Sharon, Rabbi Meszler is married to Rabbi Julie Zupan, and they have two children.
On this site you can watch a "rebcast," check out a book, read a sermon, or contact Rabbi Meszler!
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...
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.
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How should we give charity? To whom? Why? Moses Maimonides composed a comprehensive treatise of the laws of Jewish philanthropy as part of his great legal compendium, the Mishneh Torah. Here is a Hebrew-English edition featuring a new annotated translation. Learn more...