Lead Rabbinic Partner
Rabbi Aaron Finkelstein was the founding rabbi of Prospect Heights Shul in Brooklyn, New York, and has been the Assistant Rabbi at Sherith Israel in Nashville, Tennessee since 2014. Originally from California, he graduated from Washington University in St. Louis with a BA in Political Science as well as Jewish and Near Eastern Studies, and received semikha from Yeshivat Chovevei Torah in 2011. He serves as the chair of the Nashville Board of Rabbis, was a 2015 – 2016 fellow in Yeshiva University’s certificate program in Experiential Jewish Education, and has taught Judaic Studies at both Hannah Senesh Community Day School in Brooklyn and Akiva School in Nashville. In addition to hobbies like basketball and cycling, Rabbi Finkelstein is an avid cook and baker, and loves to host meals with his wife Julie.