Rabbi at Temple Beth Or in Montgomery dies

Published: Jun. 22, 2017 at 2:16 AM CDT|Updated: Jun. 22, 2017 at 11:15 AM CDT
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MONTGOMERY, AL (WSFA) - Rabbi Elliot Stevens at Montgomery's Temple Beth Or has died.

According to his profile on the synagogue's website, Stevens has served as the spiritual leader since June 2007.

Stevens moved to Montgomery after serving as the Associate Executive Vice President of the Central Conference of American Rabbis in New York for 32 years.

Stevens was very involved in the community. He served on the Board of the Montgomery Area Food Bank, the Community Council of River Region United Way, and the Board of the Montgomery Chorale.

Stevens also served on the Advisory Board of the UAB Health Center in Montgomery.

He had been a professor at Huntingdon College since 2008.

Stevens is survived by his wife, Sandy Lynn, and their four children.

Funeral information is not known at this time.

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