Since 1993, Ron Muroff has served as the rabbi of Chisuk Emuna Congregation. A warm and welcoming Jewish resource, teacher, guide and community builder, Rabbi Muroff has close relationships with congregation and community members of all ages and backgrounds. Together with Rabbi Ilyse Kramer our Director of Education, and other professionals and volunteers, the rabbi works to provide religious, educational, social action and social programs for the Chisuk Emuna family.
Rabbi Muroff is from Toronto where he grew up in an active Conservative family, synagogue, and school. After graduating high school, Rabbi Muroff participated in Nativ, USY’S Leadership Program in Israel and then earned two Bachelors of Arts degrees as a student in the Joint Program between Columbia University and the Jewish Theological Seminary. In 1992, he received a Masters of Arts and Rabbinic Ordination from JTS. Rabbi Muroff continues to participate in varied continuing education programs including Torah study, chaplaincy training, life coaching and synagogue management. In 2014, Rabbi Muroff received a Peacemaker Award from Brethren Community Ministries in recognition of his leadership and service to the community. In 2000, our rabbi was recognized as a recipient of the David Javitch Young Leadership Award of the Jewish Federation of Greater Harrisburg. Nationally, he is involved with Jewish Women International in raising awareness about sexual and domestic violence and clergy abuse in the Jewish community.
Together with his family, Rabbi Muroff is proud to call Chisuk Emuna and Harrisburg home. Rabbi Muroff encourages people to take their Judaism personally and supports their efforts to deepen their connections to G-d, the Jewish community, the world, their families and themselves through passionate prayer, study and the doing of mitzvoth/traditional Jewish ritual and ethical practices.
Rabbi Ron Muroff can be reached at 717-232-4851, rabbi
@chisukemuna.org. He looks forward to hearing from you.