What people call you: Rabbi Raskin

Congregation: Har Shalom

Location: Maryland

Denomination: Conservative

Ordained from: Jewish Theological Seminary

What do you love most about your work: I love teaching Judaism’s deep wisdom to people of all ages, as well as facilitating meaningful Jewish experiences throughout the life cycle.

How is Judaism valuable in your life? And/Or What lead you to your decision to become a Rabbi or Clergy member?: Judaism fills my life with kedusha/sacredness, meaning, moral and ethical direction, and continuity with a long line of tradition and history.  Judaism helps me simultaneously connect with God, and keep my feet firmly planted in this world.