Rabbi Ruhi Sophia Motzkin Rubenstein

Rabbi Ruhi Sophia Motzkin Rubenstein is a pulpit rabbi and composer of Jewish music. She has served as rabbi of Temple Beth Israel in Eugene, Ore., since her ordination from RRC in 2015. An advocate and activist on climate, immigration and LGBTQ+ issues, she has written for T’ruah and the Poor People’s Campaign, as well as for her local newspaper. She is married to Rabbi Jacob Siegel, a Modern Orthodox rabbi. Together, they live and model robust pluralistic Jewish practice and Jewish discourse every day. They have two children and a third imminently on the way.


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