Rabbi Shlomo Buxbaum


Congregation/Organization: Mesorah DC

Location: Rockville/Bethesda

Denomination: Outreach/Educational (Orthodox)

Ordained From: Aish HaTorah Jerusalem

Programs/Services you run/offer: One-on-one learning, Wednesday night “Whiskey, Wine, and Wisdom”, Music and Mysticism, Carlebach/Instructional Shabbat Services, Friday night dinners, etc.

Specialty within Judaism: Bringing out the meaning, relevance, spirituality, energy, vitality, and fun in Judaism. Jamming to the music of Judaism.

One Jewish DC event that you recommend: Friday night at the Buxbaums’! Great food and great company‚ family style!

Hobbies: Playing guitar, performing and singing spiritual Jewish music with other musicians and music lovers. Meeting new, creative, and interesting people. Meditating. A good L’chaim.

Fun fact about you: I starred in a Jewish spoof of Grease at the Denver Center for performing arts. It was called ‚”Shmaltz”. I sang, danced, and even greased my hair!