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Rabbi Gershon Albert

Rabbi Gershon Albert has been the senior rabbi of Beth Jacob Congregation in Oakland since 2014. Originally from Montreal, Canada, he received his rabbinical ordination from Yeshiva University’s Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary (RIETS). Rabbi Albert believes in the nexus of Torah and modern life, and in the power of lifelong learning to transform communities, families, and individuals. Being a passionate musician, he is committed to enhancing Jewish ritual and spirituality through music and song.  

In addition to his full-time responsibilities at Beth Jacob, Rabbi Albert is the halachic advisor for Oakland Hebrew Day School, where he also serves on the board. He is a regional vice president of the Rabbinical Council of America and a member of the Chicago Rabbinical Council, the Rabbinical Alumni Association of RIETS, and the rabbinic advisory committee of Shalom Bayit.  

Rabbi Albert and his wife, Meira, a Jewish community professional, have three children, and their family loves the natural beauty and outdoor lifestyle of Northern California.

You can find many of Rabbi Albert’s classes and sermons by following him on Facebook or Twitter. His music is available at SoundCloud

Mon, July 22 2019 19 Tammuz 5779