Rabbi Mark S. Glickman has served previously as the interim rabbi of Beth Shalom Synagogue in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. He has also served congregations in Ohio, Washington State, and Colorado. In addition, Rabbi Glickman has been a religion columnist for the Seattle Times and the Tacoma News Tribune and has served on the faculties of Pacific Lutheran University and Seattle University.
Born in Cincinnati, Ohio and raised in suburban Chicago, Rabbi Glickman graduated cum laude from Washington University in St. Louis in 1985. He received his rabbinical ordination from Hebrew Union College – Jewish Institute of Religion in Cincinnati in 1990. His first book Sacred Treasure: The Cairo Genizah (Jewish Lights Publishing) was published in 2011. His second book Stolen Words: The Nazi Plunder of Jewish Books (Jewish Publication Society) was released in 2016.
On January 1, 2000, the Tacoma News Tribune named Rabbi Glickman one of the “20 People to Watch for the Century.”
Rabbi Glickman and his wife Caron have four children: Shoshana, Jacob, Kyleigh, and Taylor.