Rabbi Jordan Goldson assumed his position as the spiritual leader of Har Sinai Temple in 2020. His spirituality and his gentle caring manner have already endeared him to our community. He is known for his creativity and visionary leadership in the Jewish community. Rabbi Goldson encourages us in this time of rapid change and uncertainty, to work together to fashion a community that provides meaning in our lives. “Har Sinai Temple is an essential part of our lives because learning, prayer and deeds change our understanding of ourselves, of our world and our responsibilities in it.”
Rabbi Goldson grew up in Smithtown, New York. After earning a B.A. in Philosophy from Tulane University, he studied at the Hebrew Union College- Jewish Institute of Religion in Jerusalem, in Los Angeles and in New York where he was ordained. Rabbi Goldson has served as the rabbi of Temple B’nai Tikvah in Calgary, Temple Kol Ami in Scottsdale, Arizona, and Congregation B’nai Israel in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. He has also worked as the Executive Director of the Hillel-Jewish Student Center at Cal State Northridge (CSUN) and served as the President of the Canadian Region of the Central Conference of American Rabbis and the Chairman of the Calgary Rabbinical Council. He is the author of the Shabbat evening prayer book, “Sukkat Shalom: A Shelter of Peace.”
Rabbi Goldson is married to Beth and is the proud father of two grown children, Tali and Gabe.
Board of Trustees
Board of Trustees 2022/2023
Our Board of Trustees is composed of dedicated members of Har Sinai Temple. Trustees meet monthly for Board meetings to ensure that our Congregation thrives financially, socially, and spiritually. Trustees also serve on various Temple committees, such as Religious Education, Membership, Religious Practices, and Social Action. Board meetings are open to all Temple members.
Har Sinai’s staff is the backbone of our Temple life and there is no job too big or too small for them to undertake. From oneg Shabbat offerings to annual High holy Holidays to change in Lifecycle celebrations, they make every event warm and inviting for our community. Working together they ensure everything from our grounds, our greetings and our gatherings are the best they can be.