Rabbi Steven Carr Reuben
For nearly forty years, Steven Carr Reuben has been involved in moral education and spiritual development. He is a leading expert in character education, parenting, and interfaith marriage. He has also been featured on a number of national radio shows. A former senior rabbi at Kehillat Israel in Los Angeles, he has written several books on a variety of subjects. Some of his titles include: Surviving Interfaith Marriage, A Nonjudgmental Guide to Interfaith Marriage, Raising Jewish Children in a Postmodern World, and Making Interfaith Marriage Work.
Rabbi Steven Carr Reuben is an author and speaker who has lectured nationwide on the subject of moral education. He has been featured on a number of talk shows and radio programs, including Michael Josephson’s nationally syndicated “Character Counts” and L.A. Family Magazine. He has also been named as an Unsung Hero by the Youth Law Center in San Francisco. This prestigious honor is given to those who have made a significant contribution to the community and helped others in a variety of ways.
In addition to his numerous scholarly publications, Rabbi Reuben is an award-winning television personality. He has appeared on countless radio programs and on many different television talk shows. The most popular of his shows is “The Power of Character.” During the show, he provides advice and guidance to viewers on a variety of topics. Recently, he has published a book called “Becoming Jewish” that focuses on helping readers to convert to Judaism. It is a comprehensive guide that includes a step-by-step process.
Rabbi Reuben is married to Didi Carr Reuben. Together, they have a son, Gable. They live in Los Angeles. While Reuben is not currently the rabbi at Kehillat Israel, he has been a spiritual leader there for over three decades. Before moving to Los Angeles, he was the senior rabbi at Kehillat in Pacific Palisades, California. Currently, he is the rabbi emeritus at this temple.
In addition to his work as a rabbi, Rabbi Reuben has been actively engaged in the field of spiritual education for decades. He has worked with children of all ages to develop their moral and ethical qualities. He has written several books about the subject, including Raising Jewish Children in a Postmodern Age, Children of Character, Canter & Associates, and Making Interfaith Marriage Work. Among his other accomplishments, he was appointed by Governor Jerry Brown of California to the Governor’s Task Force on Youth.
Among his many awards, he has been named an “Unsung Hero” by the Youth Law Center in San Francisco. He has also been awarded with an Honorary Doctorate Degree from Sierra University. Additionally, he has been recognized as a recipient of many community awards. Among his numerous rabbinical appointments, he has served as a rabbi and founding editor of Compass Magazine.