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Niles Elliot Goldstein

Niles Elliot Goldstein, American rabbi, author. Ordained rabbi, 1994. Fellow Board Jewish Education, 1994-1996.


  • Goldstein, Niles Elliot was born on February 5, 1966 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of Melvin Joel and Lois Ann (Rakita) Goldstein.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, University Pennsylvania, 1988. Master of Arts in Hebrew Letters, Hebrew Union College, 1993.


    • Jewish educator Jewish Community Center of Staten Island, New York, 1994-1995. Assistant rabbi Temple Israel, New Rochelle, New York, 1995-1997. Steinhardt fellow CLAL: The National Jewish Center for Learning and Leadership, New York City, 1996-1997, senior fellow, 1997-1998.

      Prgm. officer/educator Jewish Life Network, 1998-2000. Founding rabbi The New Shul, since 1999. Board directors Union of Councils, Washington, since 1996.

      Member committee on interreligious affairs Union American Hebrew Congregations, since 1993, member liturgy committee Central Conference of America Rabbis, since 2000. Speaker, presenter in field.

    Major achievements

    • Ordained rabbi, 1994.


    • Judaism and Spiritual Ethics
    • This text addresses issues of Jewish conduct in the exploration of spiritual ethics, based on the thirteenth century Sefer Ma’a lot Hamidot, "Book of Virtues and Values.


    National Jewish chaplain Federal Law Enforcement Officers Association, since 1994. Chaplain Drug Enforcement Administration, New York City, since 1996. 1st lieutenant United States Army Reserve, 1991-1997.

    Member Central Conference American Rabbis, New York Board Rabbis, Shelley Society New York, Academy American Poets, Association for Jewish Studies.



    Hiking, dogsledding, Karate.

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    Born February 5, 1966
    (age 51)
    • 1988
      University Pennsylvania
    • 1993
      Hebrew Union College
    • 1994 - 1995
      Jewish educator, Jewish Community Center of Staten Island
      New York, United States
    • 1995 - 1997
      assistant, rabbi Temple Israel
      New Rochelle, New York, United States
    • 1996 - 1997
      Steinhardt fellow, CLAL: The National Jewish Center for Learning and Leadership
    • 1998
      prgm. officer, /educator Jewish Life Network
    • 1999
      founding rabbi The New Shul