Rabbi Ronald Bernstein-Goff

Title: Assistant Professor
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Degrees: B.A., University of Cincinnati; M.A., Sangamon State University; M. Hebrew Letters, Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion; D. Divinity, Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion

Contact Info

Email: rbernste@allegheny.edu
Phone: (814) 332-3205

Office Info

Office Location: 400 N. Main, Room 113 (north wing, ground floor)
Office Hours: Fall 2013 Wednesday 10-2 and by appointment

Certifications & Non-Degree Education

  • Clergy Group Pastoral Counseling, Interfaith Clergy Association of Peoria, IL
  • Leadership Training and Group Dynamics, National Training Laboratories, Bethel, Maine
  • Certificate of Hebrew Language & Literature, Hayim Greenberg Institute, Jerusalem, Israel


Fall 2012

Relst 147*00 Judaism
Relst 224*00 Jewish Theology/Holocaust
Relst 590*01 Independent Study
Relst 600*01 Senior Tutorial

Spring 2013
FS 102*01 Academic Discourse II
Relst 188*00 Muslim Jewish Relations
Relst 299*00 The Rabbi’s Bible
Relst 590*01 Independent Study
Relst 600*01 Senior Tutorial
Relst 610*01 Senior Project


  • The Pittsburgh Jewish Chronicle, Guest Columnist, Pittsburgh, PA
  • The Tallahassee Democrat, Guest Columnist, Tallahassee, FL
  • The Philadelphia Jewish Exponent, Guest Columnist, Philadelphia
  • Variant/HUC Student Literary Magazine, Co-editor & Alumni Chairman, Cincinnati, OH
  • PBS Documentary The Congregation, Aired December 29,2004 https://www.pbs.org/thecongregation/interviews/bernstein-goff_rabbi_ron.html

Link to Professional Experience