Rabbi Stuart Altshuler
has been Congregation Eilat's
spiritual leader since August 2002, coming back "home" after many years away from southern California.He
brings with him a wealth of education, experience, understanding and a gift for communication in his
roles as spiritual leader, teacher and community spokesperson. Rabbi Altshuler graduated Phil Beta Kappa from UC Berkeley in 1975, earning a BA in Russian History.He
went on to rabbinical school atthe University of Judaism., followed by his
remaiing years of study at Hebrew University
in Jerusalem, and was ordained as rabbi at the Jewish Theological Seminary of America
in New York in 1980.In May 2002, Rabbi Altshuler received his doctorate from the Jewish Theological Seminary in Jewish History.
One of Rabbi Altshuler's passions is for inter-religious dialogue and programs, which he
continues with local Christian clergy.He
has also been active in fostering new relationships with the Muslim community of Orange County.
Rabbi Altshuler lives in Laguna Beach with his
lovely wife Ella and their young son, Micah.He
is also the proud father of two grown children, Elana and Eitan.
...Rabbi Stuart Altshuler