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Barry Block

Congregation B'nai Israel
Participates in 1 Session
Rabbi Barry Block serves Congregation B'nai Israel in Little Rock, Arkansas. He was ordained in 1991 at Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion, New York, after also attending its Jerusalem and Los Angeles campuses. Rabbi Block has served Reform Judaism nationally and regionally as a member of the Board of the Central Conference of American Rabbis and Chair of its Resolutions and Nominating Committees, and as President of the Southwest Association of Reform Rabbis. He is Dean of the faculty at Union for Reform Judaism’s Henry S. Jacobs Camp, a role he held for 21 years at the Union’s Greene Family Camp in Texas. Rabbi Block is the editor of "The Social Justice Torah Commentary," forthcoming in 2021 from CCAR Press, and he previously edited "The Mussar Torah Commentary," CCAR Press, a finalist for a 2020 Jewish Book Award. His writing appears in chapters and articles in several CCAR Press anthologies and other publications. Rabbi Block is Past Board Chair of Planned Parenthood of South Texas. In 2013, he completed long service to Methodist Healthcare Ministries, the largest non-governmental provider of indigent health care in south Texas, and Methodist Healthcare System, the largest hospital group and second largest private employer in San Antonio. His service there included several terms as Chair of the Healthcare System’s Ethics and Compliance Committee. In 2012, Human Rights Campaign bestowed its Equality Award upon Rabbi Block at its annual gala in San Antonio. Rabbi Block is the proud father of Robert and Daniel.

Sessions in which Barry Block participates

Tuesday 21 March, 2017

Time Zone: (GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
12:00 PM
12:00 PM

Loews Atlanta Hotel - Ellington Ballroom - Salon D


Barry Block, Congregation B'nai Israel (Participant)

Michael Cahana (Participant)