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Steven Gotlib

Steven Gotlib
Steven Gotlib is a fourth-year semikha student at Yeshiva University’s Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary (RIETS), rabbinic intern at Congregation Beth Abraham-Jacob in Albany, New York, and webmaster/social media manager for The Lehrhaus. He previously served as Rabbinic Intern at the Straus Center for Torah and Western Thought of Yeshiva University and as Beit Midrash Coordinator at Congregation Shearith Israel: The Spanish and Portuguese Synagogue. Steven holds a BA in communication and Jewish studies from Rutgers University, a certificate in mental health counseling from RIETS in partnership with the Ferkauf Graduate School of Psychology, and a certificate in spiritual entrepreneurship from the Glean Network in partnership with Columbia Business School. He and his wife, Ruth Malkah Rohde, live in Fair Lawn, New Jersey.

Is Remix Judaism for Everyone?

Steven Gotlib reviews Roberta Rosenthal Kwall’s book Remix Judaism, which has an important message about navigating Jewish practice in the modern world for non-Orthodox and Orthodox Jews alike.

Theologies of Prayer: Dov Singer and Arthur Green in “Conversation”

Steven Gotlib explores similarities between Rabbis Dov Singer and Arthur Green in their models of prayer and how this model can make prayer meaningful even when experiencing doubts in one’s faith.