Rabbi Mordecai Miller

Rabbi Miller

Rabbi Miller is the Rabbi of Brith Sholom Kneseth Israel. This February will mark his 20th year in St. Louis.

In 1991, Rabbi Miller came to St. Louis from Canton, Ohio where he served as Rabbi of Shaaray Torah Synagogue for ten years. Prior to his tenure at Shaaray Torah, he spent seven years at Temple of Aaron in St. Paul Minnesota as Assistant Rabbi to Rabbi Bernard Raskas.

The son of a rabbi, Mordecai Miller was born in the United States and moved with his family to South Africa when his father Rabbi Meyer Miller accepted a pulpit at Temple David in Durban. After receiving his B.A. from the University of Natal, Rabbi Miller returned to the United States and entered the Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion in Cincinnati where he was ordained in 1974, receiving both B.H.L. and M.A.H.L. degrees. Rabbi Miller is a member of the Rabbinical Assembly of America and is a past president of the St. Louis Rabbinical Association. Rabbi Miller has served on the boards of the St. Louis Jewish Light, Care and Counseling and is past member of the cabinet of Interfaith Partnership. He continues to serve on the advisory boards of these organizations.

Over his nineteen years Rabbi Miller has taught various classes in Bible and Rabbinics at BSKI and throughout the St. Louis community.
He currently teaches Talmud to the Seventh and Eighth grade classes at Solomon Schechter Day School and has offered courses at the Adult Melton mini-school and the Robert P. Jacobs Adult Institute.

"Rabbi Miller and his wife Susan are the parents of Sarah and Micah, a recent graduate the "Joint Program" of the Jewish Theological Seminary, Albert List College of Jewish Studies and Columbia University of New York." They are proud grandparents of Miles Yehonatan.