Rabbi Mark S. Glickman, the interim rabbi of Beth Shalom Synagogue, has also served congregations in Ohio, Washington State, and Colorado. He was a religion columnist for the Seattle Times and the Tacoma News Tribune, has served on the faculties of Pacific Lutheran University and Seattle University.
Born in Cincinnati, Ohio and raised in suburban Chicago, Rabbi Glickman graduated cum laude from Washington University in St. Louis in 1985. He received his Rabbinical Ordination from Hebrew Union College – Jewish Institute of Religion in Cincinnati in 1990. His book Sacred Treasure: The Cairo Genizah (Jewish Lights Publishing) was published in 2011, and his second book Stolen Words: The Nazi Plunder of Jewish Books (Jewish Publication Society) is scheduled for release in February, 2016.
On January 1, 2000, the Tacoma News Tribune named Rabbi Glickman one of the “20 People to Watch for the Century.”
Rabbi Glickman and his wife, Caron have four children: Shoshana, Jacob, Kyleigh, and Taylor.
Rabbi Glickman is happy to speak to anyone who has questions about Judaism, and always encourages people to attend services, talks and continuing educational efforts classes as well as services. Visit our Contact Us page to email or call the Rabbi.