Rabbi Jason Weiner, BCC

Senior Rabbi and Manager

Rabbi Jason Weiner, BCC, serves as the senior rabbi and manager of the Spiritual Care Department, where he is responsible for the chaplaincy team and all aspects of spiritual care at Cedars-Sinai.

Rabbi Weiner initially came to Cedars-Sinai to serve as the Jewish chaplain. He previously had been the assistant rabbi at Young Israel of Century City in West Los Angeles.

Rabbi Weiner earned his rabbinic ordination in 2006 at Yeshivat Chovevei Torah Rabbinical School in New York City, as well as an ordination from Rav Zalman Nechemia Goldberg in Jerusalem and a master's degree in Jewish history from the Bernard Revel Graduate School at Yeshiva University.  Rabbi Weiner has completed four units of clinical pastoral education and is a board certified chaplain through the National Association of Jewish Chaplains.

Rabbi Weiner serves as a vice-president of the Southern California Board of Rabbis and was honored with the Rabbinic Leadership Award from the Orthodox Union in 2011.  He is a member of the Cedars-Sinai End of Life Committee, and the Bioethics Committee, where he serves on its internal advisory board. Rabbi Weiner frequently serves as a scholar-in-residence at conferences and synagogues throughout the nation on topics related to Jewish ethics, health and wellness.  He is the author of Guide to Traditional Jewish Observance in a Hospital and has published more than two dozen scholarly and popular articles.

For an appointment, a hospital visit, or more information, please call the Chaplaincy Line at 310-423-5550 or his direct line at 310-423-5238.