Rabbi Jonathan Kligler

Rabbi Jonathan Kligler (RRC ’89) led Kehillat Lev Shalom – the Woodstock Jewish Congregation in Woodstock, New York from 1988 until his retirement in 2022. During that time Kehillat Lev Shalom grew to be the largest congregation in the Mid-Hudson Valley. Rabbi Jonathan has recorded numerous albums, including Let My People Go: A Jewish and African American Celebration of Freedom with Kim and Reggie Harris. Rabbi Jonathan performed this concert with Kim and Reggie Harris around the US and in Europe. He is also the author of two books, including Turn It and Turn It, for Everything Is in It: Essays on the Weekly Torah Portion (Reconstructionist Press, 2021.) You can follow his current writings at jonathankligler.substack.com.


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