Rabbi Andrew Pepperstone meets people where they are, balances tradition and innovation, and cultivates many pathways into Jewish living. Currently serving Ahavath Achim Congregation in Wichita, KS, he has worked in many settings: congregations, youth groups, adult education, and day school. Rabbi Pepperstone is also involved in rabbinic professional development, interfaith dialogue, and social justice. Ordained by JTS in 2002, he also holds a BA in Linguistics with a Minor in Hebrew from USCD. In addition, Rabbi Pepperstone is a cook and baker, board game enthusiast, Hebrew grammar guru, stand-up comedy aficionado, Star Wars expert, and pop culture trivia master.
Saying Kaddish for a loved one is a cherished and prized custom, but it is not the only way to remember and honor the lives of loved ones.