Rabbi Steven M. Fink
Steven Fink was born and raised in West Caldwell, New Jersey. He began his tenure as our fifth senior rabbi on July 1, 1999.
A 1973 graduate of Franklin and Marshall College, he also studied at the University of Lancaster in England. Rabbi Fink was ordained from the Hebrew Union College - Jewish Institute of Religion in New York in 1979. He received his Doctorate in Ministry from McCormick Theological Seminary in Chicago in June, 1999 in congregational revitalization and his Doctor of Divinity in 2004 from the Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion.
Before coming to Oheb Shalom, Rabbi Fink served as assistant and associate rabbi of Reform Congregation Keneseth Israel in Elkins Park, Pennsylvania and rabbi of Temple B'nai Jeshurun in Des Moines, Iowa.
Rabbi Fink has been married to Sally Fink, a Jewish educator since 1977. They are the parents of Nathaniel, Miriam and Benjamin. They very much enjoy being “empty nesters.”