Rabbi Lynn Goldstein was appointed Senior Rabbi of Congregation Beth El in 2018. Previously she had served congregants in New Port Richey, Florida, Bloomington, Illinois, and St. Louis, Minnesota. Rabbi Goldstein is married to Jack, and has two adult children: Jenny and Becky.
Rabbi Jeffrey Ableser served as the spiritual leader of Congregation Beth El from 1993 – 2018. He came to Windsor after serving pulpits in Toronto, Carmel, California, and Phoenix, Arizona. Rabbi Ableser is married to Judy, and has three adult children: Daniel, Rachel, and Jake.
During his tenure at Beth El, Rabbi Ableser has seen children he named become Bnei Mitzvah, and welcomed children he consecrated under the chuppah.
A second generation member of Congregation Beth El; Sarah is happy to be part of the day-to day running of the Congregation. She is available to help with any administration or membership issues; or to help plan life cycle events.
Karen and her family moved to Windsor from Toronto in 2012. She has a background in software design and IT Management. Karen is passionate about community service and committed to making a difference in the lives of others. Among her many hobbies, she enjoys the challenge of escape rooms (with a near-perfect escape success rate!) and spending time with her husband Charles and two children, Stephanie and Philip.
“How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.” Anne Frank
Chair of Religious School Committee
Lawrence is a life long resident of Windsor, operating 2 businesses in the
Essex County area. With his wife Jori, a teacher, they have a busy family with
2 daughters, Kylie and Marley, and a son Zachary.