Niles Goldstein

Niles Goldstein

Cell Phone: (917) 670-8214


Main Campus, Harrisonburg

Office Location: n/a

Associate Director for CIE


Niles is a Reform rabbi and the award-winning author or editor of ten books, including God at the Edge and Gonzo Judaism. He holds a BA in philosophy from the University of Pennsylvania and an MA and rabbinic ordination from the Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion. Niles has served on the faculty of New York University, Loyola University, and HUC-JIR, and he has lectured at many universities in North America and abroad. His passion for and experience in interreligious dialogue and engagement is vast and deep, and he recently served as the director of external relations for the Council for a Parliament of the World’s Religions.