Steve Mason has been Senior Rabbi at North Shore Congregation Israel since 1997. On July 1, 2015 he will be named Rabbi Emeritus of the Congregation. From 1983-1997, Steve served as Rabbi of Temple Beth Am in Buffalo, NY and from 1978-1983 he was Assistant and then Associate Rabbi at Washington Hebrew Congregation. Steve earned a D.Min at HUC-JIR in New York in 1996. He is the proud father of Rabbi Sara Mason-Barkin and the father in law of Rabbi Erin Ellis Mason.