Rabbi Sharon L. Sobel is the Rabbi of Temple Isaiah in Stony Brook, Long Island.
Her career has extended from leading congregations to leading national organizations.
She is passionate about Israel, social justice and enabling others to use Jewish living as a lens to living life with meaning and purpose.
Rabbi Sobel is a fitness and food enthusiast. She views food as a catalyst for creating community and welcoming. (She is a secret “Iron-Chef Wanna-be”). She truly sees her table as a “mikdash m’at – a miniature alter”, a place where the holy and the ordinary come together.
The daughter of a Reform rabbi (Rabbi Richard J. Sobel, z”l, from Glens Falls, NY), Rabbi Sobel was ordained from Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion in New York, in May, 1989. She received her undergraduate degree in Mass Communications from Boston University’s School of Public Communications.