Shaare Emeth’s Rosalie Stein to retire

Celebrations Planned for Shaare Emeth’s Executive Director.


Rosalie Stein

Rosalie Stein will retire from her position as Executive Director of Congregation Shaare Emeth, effective June 30, 2023.

Rosalie became a Shaare Emeth staff member in 2007 when she was hired as Development Director. Soon thereafter, she assumed the position of Executive Director, a position she has excelled at for 15 years. Through her leadership and vision, Rosalie has helped lead the congregation through many challenges and transitions with sensitivity, creativity, compassion, and skill.

“We are very happy for Rosalie as she reaches this milestone in her career and will now have the opportunity to explore other interests and commitments in her life, said Bill Remis, President of the Board at Congregation Shaare Emeth. “At the same time, all of us at Shaare Emeth will miss Rosalie’s leadership, wisdom, and expertise.”

Rosalie is respected throughout the community for her leadership. In 2017, she was presented with the Career Achievement Award from JProStl, honoring her exemplary professional excellence and dedication to her position, organization, and the St. Louis Jewish community.

“Rosalie’s dedication to and passion for Shaare Emeth is second-to-none and her impact on our Congregation is immeasurable,” Remis said.

A celebration is being planned in honor of Rosalie’s retirement as part of Shaare Emeth’s 156th Annual Meeting on Monday, May 22. The meeting will be held at 6 p.m. and a celebratory dinner will follow at 7 p.m. The community is also encouraged to make Tributes in Rosalie’s honor to Shaare Emeth’s Operating Fund to continue to support the legacy Rosalie is leaving the organization.

Reservations for dinner and tributes can be made online.

An Executive Director Transition Team, comprised of lay leadership and senior staff, was formed in early February 2023 to coordinate the search for a new Executive Director. Collaborative Strategies, Inc. is assisting with the search.