Rabbi Dr. Ed Goldstein is a native of Brookline, Massachusetts. He was ordained by the Jewish Theological Seminary in 1978. He holds a BHL, MA and Honorary Doctor of Divinity degrees from there. He is also a graduate of Columbia University. Prior to that he attended the Maimonides Day School.
Rabbi Ed has served pulpits in Brooklyn, Queens and Nassau prior to becoming Ba’al Kriah at Congregation Shaaray Shalom. He has been a ba’al kriah since he was 16.
Rabbi Ed is married to Michele (Goodman) formerly of New Hyde Park, NY. They are the parents of Bernie, Shoshanna Diamond, Avi, Mia and Tani. They are the grandparents of Eliana, Joey, Lily, Benjamin and Emmy, and reside in Hewlett, NY.