Rabbi Yonah Bookstein
Rabbi Yonah Bookstein is the Deanna and Allen Alevy Rabbi in Community Outreach and Rabbi for Beth El Synagogue overseeing the mission to reach out and impact the global Jewish community. He the co-founder of our Los Angeles based Pico Shul, Director of Shabbat Tent, and Kesher Institute. Rabbi Yonah is a leading voice of American Jewry, defends the Jewish community against antisemitism, and is also an internationally recognized leader in Jewish innovation. He has 25 years experience leading communities in the United States, Israel, and Europe. Rabbi Yonah is an Oxford educated Fulbright Fellow, past member of the Forward 50, a 2009 Jewish Community Hero contest winner and former Director of the Ronald S. Lauder Foundation in Poland. Rabbi Yonah lives in Los Angeles with his wife Rachel, Co-Founder of Pico Shul and their four fabulous children.