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Community Breakfast: Sunday, March 26th at 10am

Sponsored by: Sisterhood & The Jewish Learning Neighborhood

FREE and Open to Everyone! RSVP Required

Rabbi Stephen A. Karol is a native of Kansas City, Missouri, and Rabbi Emeritus of Temple Isaiah in Stony Brook, New York. He was ordained at the Hebrew Union College in Cincinnati in 1977, and has served at Temple Beth Zion in Buffalo, New York, Congregation Sha’aray Shalom in Hingham, Massachusetts, and Temple Isaiah. He teaches for Temple Isaiah and for the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) at Stony Brook University. He has been a blogger for and for  His book, Finding Hope and Faith in the Face of Death: Insights of a Rabbi and Mourner was given to the newly-ordained rabbis at the Cincinnati campus of the Hebrew Union College in 2019 and was on the reading list for a doctoral program course at HUC in New York for the Spring 2021 semester.

In addition, he has developed 40 talks (Zoom or in-person) about a variety of subjects for synagogues, Jewish Community Centers, Hadassah meetings, and churches.  His new book, Embracing the Supernatural in Judaism: Signs from Our Deceased Loved Ones and Stories About The World-to-Come was published by Amazon in February.  Rabbi Karol lives in Port Jefferson Station, New York with his wife Donna.



Tue, March 21 2023 28 Adar 5783