Sheldon Steinberg, who assumed the role of rabbi for the
Kiever after Rabbi Langner’s death, also contributed
greatly to the religious identity of the Jewish community.
He co-founded the She’arim day school, was Director
of Chaplaincy Services at Jewish Family and Child Services,
acted as Chaplain for Jails and Asylums, and was the Chaplain
for Mount Sinai Hospital. He was renowned for his respect,
concern, and compassion for those in unfortunate situations.
TO THE KIEVER - RELIGION
Rabbi Sheldon Steinberg at Mount Sinai Hospital’s
Mezuzah ceremony (1974)