Rabbi Jason Forbes

Jason Forbes is the rabbi of Beit HaShofar Synagogue in Seattle, WA.  Born and raised in upstate NY, he graduated from SUNY Oswego with a double major in computer science and physics. Immediately after college, he began his software engineering career and rabbinical training almost in tandem.

He received his smicha from the Union of Messianic Jewish Congregations, where he has also served on the Executive Board as the Union's Treasurer.  Married to Malkah Forbes and the father of three teenage children,  Jason is an avid fan of the universe and enjoys making useful and beautiful things out of wood. 


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