Rabbi Paul Steinberg
Director of the Elaine Breslow InstitutePaul Steinberg is a rabbi, spiritual counselor, and nationally recognized transformative educator. Rabbi Paul began his career as the Director of Jewish Studies and Hebrew at Levine Academy: A Solomon Schechter School. He then went on to become the Senior Educator at Valley Beth Shalom in Los Angeles, where he served as both a pulpit rabbi and head of various schools and education programs. In addition to his career posts, Rabbi Paul has also pursued his doctorate in education, taught Jewish philosophy at the Graduate School of Education at American Jewish University, and served on national and local boards. He is a widely published author, including as a contributing author to The Cambridge Dictionary of Jewish Religion and Culture and with five of his own books, such as Study Guide to Jewish Ethics (JPS, 2003), Celebrating the Jewish Year (JPS, 2009) – winner of The National Jewish Book Award, and Recovery, the 12 Steps and Jewish Spirituality (Jewish Lights, 2014). Rabbi Paul began working as a spiritual counselor, group facilitator, and as the Director of the Elaine Breslow Institute at Beit T’Shuvah in 2014.