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Senior Rabbi Hal Rudin-Luria

Rabbi Hal Rudin-Luria joined B’nai Jeshurun Congregation (Pepper Pike, Ohio) in 2001 and was named Senior Rabbi in April 2022.  He is a certified Mesader Gittin officiant of Jewish divorce by the Rabbinical Assembly. Raised on the Jersey Shore, he received his undergraduate degree from the University of Pennsylvania and rabbinic ordination from the Jewish Theological Seminary in 2001. He studied in Israel at the Schechter Institute and participates annually in the Hadar Institute Rabbinic Yeshiva Intensive. A member of the Rabbinical Assembly, he is involved in many organizations including serving on the board of Gross Schechter Day School, AJC (American Jewish Committee) and is a past president of the Greater Cleveland Board of Rabbis. He is an alumni member of Jewish Federation's National Young Leadership Cabinet and Rabbis Without Borders (CLAL).  He has served on the board of Cleveland Hillel and the Jewish Education Center of Cleveland (JEC). Before joining B’nai Jeshurun, Rabbi Rudin-Luria trained as a chaplain at Beth Israel Medical Center in New York, the US Navy, the New York Jewish Healing Center as a grief counselor, and Beit T’Shuvah in Los Angeles (a Jewish home for recovering addicts). He and his wife, Erika, have two sons and two goldendoodles. 

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Phone (216) 831-6555 x101.

Selected Sermon & Article Archive:

Erev Rosh Hashanah 5784 sermon - view it here
1st day Rosh Hashanah 5784 sermon - read it here or view it here
Kol Nidre 5784 sermon - view it here
Yom Kippur 5784 sermon - view it here
1st day Rosh Hashanah 5783 sermon - click here
2nd day Rosh Hashanah 5783 sermon - click here
Watch 1st day Rosh Hashanah 5782 sermon here or read it here.
Watch Rabbi Rudin-Luria's Yom Kippur sermon here.
Erev Rosh Hashanah 5781 - Training Days
2nd day Rosh Hashanah 5781 - Grab Life by the Ram’s Horn
Yom Kippur - What is Essential? or watch it here

Rosh Hashanah 5780 - Defensive Driving?  How Elie Wiesel Taught Me Driver's Ed
Kol Nidre 5779 - Choices:  A Wasted Day...The Best Day
Yom Kippur 5779 - What Would You Do For a Friend - Wrestling the Jewish Sport
Rosh Hashanah 5779 - Won't You Be My Neighbor?
Yom Kippur 5778 - Our Broken Hallelujah
Kol Nidre 5778 - The Secret to Eternal Life
Rosh Hashana 5778 - Be the Shofar-The Call to Action
Yom Kippur 5777 - Who Lives, Who Dies, Who Tells Our Story or view it here.
Kol Nidre 5777 - We the People...Are Responsible
Rosh Hashanah 5777 - Tidying Our Souls & Finding the Sparks
Rosh Hashanah 5776 - You and I Can Change the World
Yom Kippur 5775-The Lasting Legacy
Rosh Hashana 5775-Our Promise to the Promised Land 
Yom Kippur 5773-Time is Everything
Yom Kippur 5773-Yom Kippur Unplugged 
Rosh HaShanah 5773 - A New Year's Upgrade
Rosh HaShanah 5772
Yom Kippur 5772
Rosh HaShanah 5771
Yom Kippur 5771
Rosh HaShanah 5770
Yom Kippur 5770

What is Kabbalah? (published in Balanced Living Magazine, May 2007)
This Land is My Land: Israel Mission 2011
To the Motherland and Back: Poland Mission

Tue, June 18 2024 12 Sivan 5784