Rabbi Seth Goldstein

Special guest

Rabbi Seth Goldstein is both committed to creating vibrant Jewish community and using a spiritual voice to speak to issues of social justice and common concern.

He has been at Temple Beth Hatifiloh in Olympia Washington since graduating from the Reconstructionist Rabbinical College in 2003, and also holds an MA in Jewish Studies from the Jewish Theological Seminary and a Certificate in Nonprofit Management from the University of Washington. He is currently the Immediate Past President of the Reconstructionist Rabbinical Association.

He has completed the Clergy Leadership Program of the Institute for Jewish Spirituality, is a Rabbis Without Borders fellow and was a Brickner Rabbinic Fellow through the Religious Action Center. He was a member of the third cohort of the Clergy Leadership Incubator program, and was named as one of “America’s Most Inspiring Rabbis” by the Forward in 2016.

Rabbi Goldstein is the author of numerous published articles, essays and liturgy. He writes regularly on his blog, Rabbi 360 and has produced both a weekly podcast, Torah tl;dr, and a webseries, Carpooling with Rabbi. Most recently he creates Jewish content on TikTok.

He is deeply engaged in local community affairs and active in Interfaith Works of Thurston County and the Faith Action Network, a statewide advocacy organization. He has testified in front of the Washington State Legislature on numerous occasions.

Rabbi Seth Goldstein has been a guest on 2 episodes.