Bachelor in Sociology, State University of New York, Buffalo, 1971. Master of Arts, Hebrew Union College, 1974. Doctor of Divinity, Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute Religion, 2001.
Rabbi The Temple, Atlanta, 1976-1979, Temple Sinai, Atlanta, 1979-1980, Baltimore Hebrew Congregation, 1980-1982, Temple Kehillat Chaim, Roswell, Georgia, since 1982. Seminar director Prepare/Enrich, since 1998.
Co-chairman Annual City-Wide Appeal To Address Homelessness, 1989-1991. Trustee Northwest Georgia council Girl Scouts United States of America, 1983-1986. Officer National Coalition Against Death Penalty, New York City, 1982-1986.
Member Atlanta-Fulton County Commission on Children and Youth, Leadership Atlanta Class of 1992. Board directors United Way Metropolitan Atlanta, 1992-1998. Member SEACCAR (president 1999-2001), Central Conference American Rabbis (social action commission 1987-1989, board trustees 2000-2002), North America Board World Union for Progressive Judaism, Atlanta Rabbinical Association (president 1988-1990), American Jewish Committee (board directors Atlanta chapter 1991-1998, executive committee 1998-2002), Interfaith Coalition Atlanta (co-chairman 1994-1996), Atlanta Jewish Bedn.
(board directors 1988-1991), Atlanta Black-Jewish Coalition (steering committee).
Married Donnie Kanter, November 22, 1997. Children: Morasha, Iyal.