Rabbi Paul Steinberg

Paul Steinberg is a rabbi and nationally recognized transformative educator.  Rabbi Steinberg previously served as a principal of a Jewish day school in Dallas, Texas, the Senior Educator at Valley Beth Shalom in Encino, California, and the Community Rabbi of Beit T’Shuvah in Los Angeles.  While in these positions, he simultaneously served on local and national boards, as well as taught Jewish philosophy in the Graduate School of Education at American Jewish University. Rabbi Steinberg himself holds two Bachelors degrees, three post-graduate degrees, and is currently completing his doctorate in education at the Jewish Theological Seminary.  He has published many articles on Jewish thought and education, as well as six books including, Study Guide to Jewish Ethics (JPS, 2003), Recovery, the 12 Steps, and Jewish Spirituality: Reclaiming Hope, Courage and Wholeness (Jewish Lights, 2014) and the three-volume series Celebrating the Jewish Year (JPS, 2009) which earned the National Jewish Book Award.  His most recent book, Spiritual Growth: A Contemporary Jewish Approach (TerraNova, 2019) represents an accessible approach to dealing with the challenges of the day through Jewish spiritual ideals and practice.

Rabbi Steinberg is a native of Tucson, Arizona and is the father of three daughters: Rina, Nili, and Liora.

Click here to read Rabbi Steinberg’s Yom Kippur Sermon – The Power of Slow

Click here to read Rabbi Steinbergs Rosh Hashanah Sermon –
Finding Power in an Age of Chaos

Click here to read Rabbi Steinberg’s March 24 drash titled: The College Admissions Scandal: What Would a Kohen Do?

Click here to read Rabbi Steinberg’s March 3 drash titled: “Cradle to Grave”

Click here to read Rabbi Steinberg’s Dec 8 drash on Compassion

Click here to read Rabbi Steinberg’s Dec 1st drash on Forgiveness

Click here to read Rabbi Steinberg’s Nov 3rd drash on Living in Truth Amidst Hatred

Click here to read Rabbi Steinberg’s Yom Kippur sermon 2018

Click here to read Rabbi Paul Steinberg’s Rosh Hashanah sermon Day 1 2018

Read Clergy Corner from June 6: Baseball, American Culture, and Jewish Pride

Read Rabbi Steinberg’s Clergy Corner from May 7: Going to Beit Binah and/or Tichon Makes Kids Healthier and Live Longer

Read Clergy Corner from April 9: The Wisdom of Spring

Read Clergy Corner from March 12: The Power of Memory

Read Clergy Corner from February 12: Navigating a Black Swan World