Rabbi John Rosove
Rabbi John L. Rosove assumed his duties as Senior Rabbi of Temple Israel of Hollywood in November 1988. A native of Los Angeles, he earned a BA in Art History from UC Berkeley (1972), a Masters in Hebrew Letters from HUC-JIR, LA (1976), Rabbinic Ordination from HUC-JIR, NY (1979), and a Doctor of Divinity from HUC-JIR, LA (2004).
His mission has been to build Jewish community and draw Jews and their families closer to God, the Torah, Jewish tradition, the Jewish people, and the State of Israel as a Jewish national home. He regards social justice work and high ethical practices as essential core Jewish religious values.
John is the National Chairman of the Association of Reform Zionists of America (ARZA – the Zionist arm of the Union for Reform Judaism representing 1.5 million American Reform Jews). As ARZA Chairman he has a seat on the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations (CPMAJO), the Board of Governors and Vaad HaPoel of the World Zionist Organization (WZO), the American Zionist Movement (AZM), and the Executive Committee of ARZENU (the international Reform Zionist Organization).
John served as national co-Chair of the Rabbinic Cabinet of J Street (2011-2016), a pro-Israel pro-peace political and educational organization in Washington, D.C., advocating for a two-state solution to the Israel and Palestinian conflict. He is now a member of the Executive Rabbinic Cabinet of J Street.
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Rabbi Jocee Hudson
Rabbi Hudson joined Temple Israel of Hollywood as Rabbi Educator-Religious School Director in 2009. Her work at TIOH has focused on creating dynamic Family Education Programs, revitalizing the Teen & Youth Programs, and connecting with learners of all ages. In addition to her work in TIOH’s formal and informal educational programs, Rabbi Hudson officiates at TIOH services and lifecycle events, and speaks and teaches in the wider community. She holds Master of Arts degrees in Jewish Education and Hebrew Letters, and was ordained as a Rabbi in 2007 from the HUC-JIR in Los Angeles. During her course of studies, Rabbi Hudson received awards in bible, liturgy, and Jewish education. Rabbi Hudson sits on the board of the National Association of Temple Educators (NATE). She is a contributor to the Women of Reform Judaism’s The Torah: A Women's Commentary. Before joining us at Temple Israel of Hollywood, Rabbi Hudson served as the Director of Religious Education of Temple Beth Sholom of Santa Ana, California. In 2007, she founded the Nefesh Minyan, a community minyan for Orange County Jews in their 20s and 30s, and served as their spiritual leader and advisor. Rabbi Hudson graduated Suma Cum Laude from Brandeis University.