An award-winning speaker, popular teacher, and experienced officiant.

“Man can alter his life by changing his thinking”

~ William James

An award-winning speaker, popular teacher, and experienced officiant.

“Man can alter his life by changing his thinking”

~ William James

Rabbinic Services

Rabbi Allen is ready to serve your needs in a variety of capacities. He is an award-winning speaker, popular teacher, and experienced officiant.

Speaker

Rabbi Allen has proven to be a popular speaker and educator who served as a visiting scholar in New York, New Jersey, St. Louis, Los Angeles, London, Jerusalem, Kingston …

Teacher

Rabbi Allen has proudly been teaching the January to June cycle of Introduction to Judaism offered by the Rabbinical Assembly Ontario Region for more than twenty years.

Officiant

Rabbi Allen is pleased to meet with you to discuss officiating at your wedding. With the experience of officiating at more than four hundred weddings, Rabbi Allen can customize each …

Books

In addition to the scholarly articles he has contributed to peer reviewed publications, Rabbi Allen has edited two books on Jewish law and co-written along with Harvey Haber a book of introductory prayers for various occasions. Rabbi Allen has also made a significant contribution to the understanding of Jewish theology, philosophy, history, and religious practice through his books.

Thinking About Good And Evil: Jewish Views From Antiquity To Modernity

The most comprehensive book on the topic, Thinking about Good and Evil traces the most salient Jewish ideas about why innocent people seem to suffer, why evil individuals seem to prosper, and God’s role in such matters of (in)justice, from antiquity to the present.

Outlook & Insights

Leftist Antisemitism

One of the most telling comments of the pre-eminent medieval commentator, Rabbi Shlomo ben Yitzhak of Troyes appears at the very beginning of the book of Genesis. Citing a question raised by an...

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