Rabbi Jason Rosenberg is the rabbi of Congregation Beth Am in Tampa, FL. He was ordained by the Hebrew Union College - Jewish Institute of Religion in May 2001, after studying at its New York campus. Raised in New Fairfield, CT, Rabbi Rosenberg majored in computer science at Brown University and worked for several years as a software engineer before entering rabbinical school. He served as an associate rabbi at Holy Blossom Temple in Toronto, Ontario, starting in 2001, before coming to Congregation Beth Am in 2007. A past chair of the Tampa Rabbinical Association, Rabbi Rosenberg has also served on the board of the Central Conference of American Rabbis and is currently on the boards of the Hillel Academy of Tampa and the Tampa Jewish Federation. Rabbi Rosenberg and his wife Hillary are blessed with two children, Benjamin and Talia.
I have a hard time believing that, however good the intentions may be, typing "Please forgive me if I hurt you" into our browsers can create change.
I hate organ music.
Well, I don't mind it so much at sporting events. But, generally speaking, I'm not really a fan of the sound of an organ. And, when it comes to praying in a synagogue, I'm really not a fan.