Rabbi Yonatan and Alison Gorin
Rabbi Yonatan Gorin
Rabbi Yonatan Gorin became the rabbi of Congregation Etz Chaim in 2018. He is originally from the Greater Washington DC area. He spent nearly a decade in intensive study in yeshiva; primarily in Ner Israel Rabbinical College in Baltimore, MD where he received Semicha as well as a Bachelor's Degree and a Master's Degree in Talmudic Law. Currently, he is pursuing a Master's Degree in Business Administration at Touro University Worldwide.
Rabbi Gorin has formal training in healthcare chaplaincy, completing four units of Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE) at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center; Hebrew SeniorLife; Newbridge-on-the-Charles, and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center.
Rabbi Gorin also has a passion for music and is a multi-instrumentalist.
His wife, Alison is an adult-gerontology nurse practitioner. They are blessed with three children, Yehudis, Shoshana and Tzvi.