RABBI HENRY BALSER
Rabbi Balser received his M.A. in Jewish Studies in 1975 and his rabbinical ordination in 1978 from the Jewish Theological Seminary. Rabbi Balser is an experienced pulpit Rabbi, having successfully led congregations in Kansas City, Missouri; Morristown, New Jersey; Winnipeg, Canada; and Chicago, Illinois before coming to Temple Beth Shalom in the summer of 2007. Rabbi Balser is married to Ari and they have two children. Ezra, who is following in his father’s footsteps, is a rabbinical student at Hebrew Union College in Boston. Their daughter, Elisheva, has a culinary degree from Miami Dade College. Rabbi Balser is a native New Yorker, having grown up in Queens.
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