Rabbi Jason Weiner BCC
Senior Rabbi and Manager of Spiritual Care
Rabbi Jason Weiner, BCC serves as the Senior Rabbi and Manager of the Spiritual Care Department at Cedars-Sinai, where he is responsible for the chaplaincy team and all aspects of spiritual care at the Medical Center. Rabbi Weiner initially came to Cedars-Sinai to serve as the Jewish Chaplain, before which he was the Assistant Rabbi at Young Israel of Century City in West Los Angeles.
Rabbi Weiner earned his Rabbinic Ordination in 2006 at Yeshivat Chovevei Torah Rabbinical School in New York City, as well as an additional ordination from Rav Zalman Nechemia Goldberg in Jerusalem and a master's degree in Jewish history from the Bernard Revel Graduate School at Yeshiva University. Rabbi Weiner has also completed four units of Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE) and is a Board Certified Chaplain through the National Association of Jewish Chaplains.
Rabbi Weiner serves as a Vice-President of the Southern California Board of Rabbis and was honored with the “Rabbinic Leadership Award” from the Orthodox Union in 2011. He is also a member of the Cedars-Sinai Bioethics Committee, the Society for Jewish Ethics, and the Kalsman Institute Roundtable on Judaism and Health Research. Rabbi Weiner frequently serves as a scholar in residence at conferences and synagogues throughout the country on topics related to Jewish ethics, health and wellness. He is the author of Guide to Traditional Jewish Observance in a Hospital as well as the Cedars-Sinai Machzor: Translated, Transliterated, Explained and he has published a number of scholarly and popular articles.
For an appointment, a hospital visit, or more information, please call the Chaplaincy Line at 310-423-5550 or his direct line at 310-423-5238.