Meet Rabbi Beth Jacowitz Chottiner

Temple Shalom has been under the strong, friendly and caring leadership of Rabbi Beth Jacowitz Chottiner since July 1, 2016, at that time becoming only the second full-time rabbi to lead Temple Shalom. Ordained at Hebrew Union College – Jewish Institute of Religion in Cincinnati in 2007, she assumed a pulpit in Wheeling, West Virginia (also named Temple Shalom), which she held until joining us in Louisville.

Rabbi Jacowitz Chottiner counts youth education, worship and ritual innovation, adult education, community involvement and interfaith activities among her many interests. She is available at or 502-458-4739.