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Psychologist , rabbi

Jason Zelig Edelstein, American Rabbi, psychologist. Ordained rabbi, 1958. Lieutenant United States Navy, 1955-1960. Member Center Conference American Rabbis (ex-officio member long range planning committee since 1990, ex-officio member rabbi's family committee since 1989), American Psychological Association, Religious Education Association, Viktor Frankl Institute Logotherapy, National Honor Society in Psychology.

Background

Edelstein, Jason Zelig was born on January 31, 1930 in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Abraham and Anna (Freedman) Edelstein.

Education

Bachelor in Psychology, University New Hampshire, 1951. Master of Arts in Clinical Psychology, University New Hampshire, 1953. Biodiversity Heritage Library, Hebrew Union College, 1956.

MAHL, Hebrew Union College, 1969. Doctor of Ministry, Pittsburgh Theological Seminary, 1977. Doctor of Divinity, Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute Religion, 1983.

Career

Rabbi emeritus Temple David, Monroeville, Pennsylvania, 1960-1995. Chaplain Veterans Administration Medical Center, Pittsburgh, 1962-1990. Lecturer St. Vincent College and St. Vincent Seminary, Latrobe, Pennsylvania, 1968-1995, Seton Hill College, Greensburg, Pennsylvania, since 1981.

National coordinator Hotline, Center Conference American Rabbis, New York City, 1979-1995. Pastoral psychological consultant Sisters of Mercy, Pittsburgh, 1990-1992. Member committee Chesky Institute on Judaism and Psychotherapy, New York City, 1990-1994.

Associate professor religious studies St. Vincent College and Seminary, 1995.

Achievements

  • Ordained rabbi, 1958.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional publications.

Membership

Lieutenant United States Navy, 1955-1960. Member Center Conference American Rabbis (ex-officio member long range planning committee since 1990, ex-officio member rabbi's family committee since 1989), American Psychological Association, Religious Education Association, Viktor Frankl Institute Logotherapy, National Honor Society in Psychology.

Connections

Married Eva Bamberger, August 3, 1952. Children: Philip, Sharon, Joseph.

father:
Abraham Edelstein

mother:
Anna (Freedman) Edelstein

spouse:
Eva Bamberger

child:
Philip Edelstein

child:
Sharon Edelstein

child:
Joseph Edelstein