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Benjamin Altshuler

Rabbi Benjamin Altshuler is honored to serve as the faith leader for Mt. Sinai Congregation in Wausau, WI. His goals are to cultivate thriving Judaism through personal relationships and creative expression resulting in meaningful observance and intentional community.

Benjamin is a product of the Midwest and many vibrant Jewish communities. He received rabbinic ordination from Hebrew Union College – Jewish Institute of Religion in Cincinnati, OH in 2020. There, he also earned his MAHL degree and received the Israel Bettan Memorial Prize for creative and imaginative pulpit presentation. Benjamin is an alumnus of Carleton College in Northfield, MN, where he graduated magna cum laude with a degree in Cognitive Science. Prior to matriculating at HUC, Benj was a corps member of Avodah in Chicago; he worked for Friedman Place, a supportive living facility for blind and visually impaired adults.

Rabbi Altshuler originally hails from the suburbs of Chicago. He spent summers at Olin-Sang-Ruby Union Institute, a Jewish camp in Oconomowoc, WI. Camp is where Benjamin’s Jewish journey developed and gained momentum. He is proud to now serve at OSRUI as a member of the faculty.