Jonathan Hausman

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Jonathan Hausman is an American Conservative rabbi.

Hausman is the rabbi of Congregation Ahavath Torah in Stoughton, Massachusetts.


Hausman grew up in the Bridgeport, Connecticut area. He holds a BA in Judaic Studies, and an MA in International Affairs focusing on the Middle East, from the George Washington University, and a JD from Emory University in addition to Rabbinic ordination from Tifereth Israel Rabbinical Yeshiva. He used to be the rabbi of Congregation Sinai of West Haven, Connecticut.[1][2]

Hausman is the model for the title character in author Jacob Appel's first mystery novel, Wedding Wipeout: A Rabbi Kappelmacher Mystery, in which Kappelmacher solves murders though "rabbinic reasoning."[3][4]


  1. ^ "Ahavath Torah Congregation - Welcome". 2006-05-08. Retrieved 2012-09-18. 
  2. ^ An Interview with a Local Hero: Rabbi Jon Hausman, Jerry Gordon (March 2009) New English Review, [1]
  3. ^ Jewish Book Review, November 2013, P. 2
  4. ^ Appel, JM. Phoning Home, 2013