goldstein.jpgA native of McAllen, Texas, Rabbi Dovid Goldstein studied at the Lubavitcher Yeshivah in Los Angeles, Montreal, Central Yeshiva in Brooklyn, NY, Caracas Venezuela, and in Central Lubavitch Yeshiva in Kfar Chabad, Israel, where he received his rabbinical ordination. 

He is Associate Director of Chabad Outreach of Houston.  His involvement in the community includes the founding of the Living Legacy Hands on Programs and Friendship Circle Programs for Jewish Children and Adults with Special needs. He has been the Director of Camp Gan Israel in Houston for the last decade.

Rabbi Goldstein has been an Adult Education instructor for the Jewish Learning Institute in West Houston for the past 10 years and has held numerous citywide Lunch in Learn groups for professionals since his arrival in Houston in August of 1998.  He is the head rabbi of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice and serves as a chaplain at the Richmond State School, Menninger Clinic, Federal Correctional Complex in Beaumont, and the Harris County Jail. 

Fluent in Spanish, he also directs the Chabad Outreach Jevra Latina programs for the Latin American Jewish community. In 2006  Rabbi Goldstein received the Harold Reingold Yavneh award from the Bureau of Jewish Education for his outstanding educational contributions to the Greater Houston Jewish community.

Rabbi Goldstein is married to Mrs. Elisa Goldstein and has five children Sima, Avrami, Chaya, Zalman and Rozie.