Rabbi Larry Kotok, the guest on this episode of the Seekers of Meaning Podcast, helps rabbis and Jewish communal service professionals plan their finances intelligently with an eye toward retirement.
About the Guest
Rabbi Laurence A. Kotok, DD, is Rabbinic Scholar and Senior Advisor for Lifelong Jewish Learning at Temple B’rith Kodesh in Rochester, NY. In 2014, Rabbi Kotok retired from his post as Senior Rabbi. He served the community for 18 years. Prior to arriving in Rochester in the summer of 1996, Rabbi Kotok served the North Country Reform Temple Ner Tamid of Glen Cove for 22 years. He expresses a love for the People and Land of Israel and has served as National Chair of the ARZA Rabbinic Cabinet. Additional involvement includes the Board of the Jewish Child Care Association, both the New York and National UJA/Federation. His long-standing involvement with interfaith understanding has been recognized by numerous local and national associations. His founding of the Rochester Kollel, a groundbreaking community-wide adult study program, continues to inform, enlighten and enrich Jews and non-Jews in the Rochester area. Rabbi Kotok currently serves on the faculty at the Florida-wide Catholic Seminary, and is a chaplain for the Palm Beach Sheriff’s department.