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Kenneth B. Block

Kenneth B. Block M.A.

Academic Title: Adjunct Assistant Professor
Primary Appointment: Psychiatry
Additional Title(s): Rabbi
Location: IPHB, Rm P1G08
Phone: (410) 642-2411
Fax: (410) 642-1843

Personal History:

Rabbi Kenneth Block began his rabbinical career in 1974 as the Rabbi of the Jewish Center in Havre de Grace, Maryland. In 1978, Rabbi Block was honored with the Boston College Alumni Association Award of Excellence for Religion. Upon leaving his initial post in 1998, Rabbi Block then began serving Temple Beth Torah in Centreville, Virginia where he still serves as the Rabbi of a 100 family congregation. Born in Boston, Massachusetts, Rabbi Block was ordained at the Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion, and is a member of the Central Conference of American Rabbis.

Clinical Speciality:

Rabbi Block is also an addiction Chaplain for the Veterans Administration Maryland Health Care Systems, Chaplain for the Maryland State Firemen's Association, and the Chaplain for the Bel Air, Maryland Volunteer Fire Company. In addition, he acts as a facilitator of an American Cancer Society support group.