Rabbi Ed Rosenthal

Rabbi Ed Rosenthal

Rabbi Ed is the Executive Director of the Hillels of the Florida Suncoast in the Tampa Bay. Following his ordination in 1987, Ed served as the Rabbi to synagogues in New Zealand and in Texas before joining Hillel: The Foundation for Jewish Campus Life in 1999.

He was the Campus Rabbi at Emory University in Atlanta and then the Hillel Director at Cornell University before moving to Tampa Bay in 2009.

Ed is also the Founder and Director of Tikkun HaYam (Hebrew for “Repair the Sea”), which is the only Jewish environmental organization that focuses solely on the marine environment.

Ed’s greatest achievement is his 32-year marriage to his wife Mindy. They are both from St. Louis Missouri, have known each other since kindergarten, and went to prom together in high school.

You can find out more about Tikkun HaYam and follow the amazing work they do below.

Tikkun HaYam | Jewish Marine Conservation | Repair the Sea

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