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Rabbi ElkinRabbi Ed Elkin has served as the spiritual leader of the First Narayever Congregation since 2000.

Hailing from Long Island, NY, Rabbi Elkin received his undergraduate degree from Princeton University, and was ordained from the Hebrew Union College in New York in 1990.

He served as a rabbi and teacher in Montreal for several years, and as Hillel Director in Chapel Hill, NC, before moving to Toronto.

His special interests in the rabbinate include Bible commentaries, and the relationship between religion and state in the contemporary world.

Rabbi Elkin is married to Linda Lipsky, a Montrealer who teaches literature at York University.

Rabbi’s Welcome Video:

Sermons:

Yom Kippur 2016/5777
Rosh Hashanah 2016/5777
Yom Kippur 2015/5776, sermon
Rosh Hashanah 2015/5776, sermon
Yom Kippur 2014/5775
Rosh Hashanah 2014/5775
Yom Kippur 2013/5774
Rosh Hashanah 2013/5774
Yom Kippur 2012/5773
Rosh Hashanah 2012/5773
Yom Kippur 2011/5772
Rosh Hashanah 2011/5772
Kol Nidre Tzedakah Appeal

 

Other Publications:

Full Faith and Credit: Jewish Views on Debt and Bankruptcy
From CCAR Journal, Spring 2010, p7-22. Reprinted by kind permission of the editor
“Chosenness”
From Vixens Disturbing Vineyards: Embarrassment and Embracement of ScripturesAcademic Studies Press, 2010. p 496 – 504

Rabbi Elkin’s Study:

217 Lippincott St. Toronto M5S 2P4
Telephone: (416) 487-4200
E-mail: rabbi@narayever.ca

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