Rabbi George Gittleman has been the spiritual leader of Congregation Shomrei
Torah in Santa Rosa since 1996.
George and his wife Laura, a hospital administrator and artist, have college age
twins, Sophia and Levi.
native of Kentucky, Rabbi George earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in
American History from the University of Vermont in 1984.
embarked on his rabbinical journey after 8 years in computer sales,
a Masters in Hebrew Letters and Ordination from the Reform Seminary, Hebrew
Union College Jewish Institute of Religion in 1996.
Rabbi George is also a Senior Rabbinic Fellow at the Shalom Hartman Institute in Jerusalem and a graduate of the Institute for Jewish Spirituality Rabbinic Leadership Program.