- Gender: Male
- Children: 2
- Religion: Jewish - Conservative, Pluralistic
- Profession: Educator, Outreach Professional, Rabbi, Tutor
- Hometown: Toronto
Rabbi David Rose is Founder and Director of JDiscover and Chairman of Jewish Women International Clergy Taskforce on Domestic Abuse. He was ordained at The Jewish Theological Seminary. After serving pulpits in Tampa, Florida, Mercer Island, Washington and most recently Har Shalom in Potomac, Maryland, Rabbi Rose is focusing his rabbinate on opening new gateways to Jewish wisdom and on combating Domestic Abuse. He believes that the riches of Judaism need to be made more accessible to those Jews and non-Jews looking for greater meaning in their lives and to enhancing loving relationships. Rabbi Rose is a masterful teacher and passionate educator who engages all, in a non-judgmental way, encouraging individual journeys of spiritual and Jewish discovery.
Since 1997 Rabbi Rose has been at the forefront of the Jewish communities efforts to end Domestic Abuse. He has trained more than 100 members of the clergy in recognizing and responding to the challenge of Domestic Abuse within their communities. Rabbi Rose has counseled hundreds of women from around the country helping them toward safety and new lives. His perspectives on this subject are featured in the documentary film â€śWhen the Vow Breaks.â€ť In 2004 he was awarded a â€śCertificate of Special Congressional Recognitionâ€ť and the Jewish Coalition Against Domestic Abuseâ€™s â€śCommunity Service Awardâ€ť for his efforts