Bachelor, University Pittsburgh, 1973. MAHL, Hebrew Union College, 1979. Ordination, Hebrew Union College, 1980.
MM, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, 1985.
Assistant rabbi, Temple Beth Israel, Chicago, 1980-1982; rabbi, Congregation Or Shalom, Vernon Hills, Illinois, since 1982. Consultant Chicago Jewish Federation, 1986-1988, Arie and Ida Crown Memorial, Chicago, 1987-1989, Patrick and Anna M. Cudahy Fund., Milwaukee, 1987-1989, Cen Conference of America Rabbis, New York, 1991.
Treasurer Shalom Center, Philadelphia. Trustee The Kiski School, Saltsburg, Pennsylvania. Executive committee Center for Church/State Studies, DePaul University, Chicago, all current.
Member Chicago Board Rabbis (executive committee), Chicago Association Reform Rabbis (executive committee), Center Conference American Rabbis, Michigan Shores Club.
Married Patty Gerstenblith, January 29, 1977. Children: Jennifer, Shira, Theodore.