Many talented and learned lay members participate in the services and activities of Temple B'nai Shalom. We are also proud to have the spiritual leadership of Mona Strick and Cantor Seth Grossman and fondly recall Rabbi Emeritus Milton Feierstein (of Blessed Memory).


Mona Strick

Our religious leader, Mona Strick is a fourth year Rabbinical Student at Hebrew College in Newton, MA. Mona is originally from Brooklyn, NY where she attended Jewish day school and The Yeshiva of Flatbush. She earned her B.A. degree in Near East Studies from the University of Massachusetts in Amherst, MA. As part of her education she studied at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem and recently completed a course of study at the Conservative Yeshiva in Jerusalem.

Mona spent over 25 years in executive management positions in the travel industry and online advertising. During those years, she remained active in Jewish life and study leading to the decision to enter the Rabbinic School at Hebrew College and is a candidate for Ordination in 2019.

Mona is committed to inspiring a love of Torah, a passion for Jewish study and participation in joyful prayer. As the new Religious Leader at TBS, Mona is looking forward to meeting you and getting to know you. To schedule a time for coffee or visit please email at

Rabbi Emeritus Milton Feierstein (of Blessed Memory)

Rabbi Feierstein a native of Pennsylvania, earned his BS degree at Columbia University and Ed. M. and Ed. D. degrees at SUNY Buffalo. He was ordained at the Jewish Theological Seminary in New York City, where he was also awarded a Doctor of Divinity degree. He served numerous professional organizations, including the Rabbinical Assembly, the Massachusetts Board of Rabbis, and the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy, pursuing his interests are in spiritual matters and in personal relationships.

Rabbi Feierstein served several congregations in New York after ordination and until 2002. Temple B'nai Shalom then appointed him as our Rabbi, a position he held until 2011, when he became our Rabbi Emeritus.

Rabbi Feierstein passed away in 2015 at the age of 90. He and his dear wife Lenore have three children and eight grandchildren.

Cantor Seth Grossman

Cantor Grossman comes from a distinguished family of cantors. He carries on this tradition in his unique style making our services enjoyable from start to finish. He is actively involved in the weekly Religious Education classes of our students and also conducts Bar and Bat Mitzvah education around the Shabbat service. He and his wife Jennifer have two children.

We are truly fortunate to have such a wonderful talent at Temple B'nai Shalom.

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