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Joseph Ozarowski

Joseph Ozarowski

Rabbi Dr. Joseph S. Ozarowski (known to many as Rabbi Joe) is an educator, prolific author, and board-certified chaplain.

Since 2005, he has served as Rabbinic Counselor and Jewish Chaplaincy Services Chaplain for Jewish Child and Family Services (JCFS) Chicago

He is the immediate past president of the Chicago Board of Rabbis and currently serves as a national officer of Neshama: The Association of Jewish Chaplains.

His first book, To Walk in God’s Ways: Jewish Pastoral Perspectives on Illness and Bereavement, is considered a standard in the field of Judaism and Pastoral Care.

Jewish Studies

Doctorate, Lancaster Theological Seminary
Rabbinic Ordination, Hebrew Theological College

Research Interests

Health and Healing


Judaism, Health, and Spirituality