Rabbi Aaron Meyer is excited to join the team at Temple Emanuel of South Hills after eight wonderful years at Temple De Hirsch Sinai (TDHS) in Seattle, Washington. He is excited to engage congregants at every age and stage in active expressions of Jewish life: meaningful worship, active efforts to achieve social justice, compelling Jewish values, education and integration, and more.
Mark Joel Mahler
Rabbi Mark Joel Mahler served Temple Emanuel of South Hills for 38 years. During his first five years at the congregation, Rabbi Mahler was Associate Rabbi and the Temple Educator for greater Pittsburgh’s largest Jewish religious school. In 1985, Rabbi Mahler was elected Rabbi of the congregation. He served Temple Emanuel in many capacities: pastor, preacher and teacher, singer, songwriter and guitarist, humorist and social commentator. Rabbi Mahler served Temple Emanuel longer than any other active rabbi in Pittsburgh has served his or her synagogue, one measure among many of his rabbinate.