Rabbi Michael Rovinsky is a certified Mohel, recognized by the State of Israel. Practicing since 1988, he has performed over 5500 circumcisions. He was privileged to apprentice as a Mohel under the guidance and training of Rabbi Moshe Rappaport, a leading Mohel on the east coast. Rabbi Rovinsky received his Rabbinic ordinations from the Ner Israel Rabbinical College in Baltimore, Maryland and the Kol Yaakov Torah Center in Monsey New York. He holds a Bachelors and Masters degree in Talmudic Law from Ner Israel. He also received a Masters in Administrative Sciences from Johns Hopkins University. He is currently pursuing a degree in Psychology and Counseling.
Rabbi “Mike”, as he is affectionately known, is currently involved in many aspects of Jewish education and communal youth work. He is an educator for the Florence Melton Adult Education Program and a highly sought after speaker for synagogues and temples throughout the Midwest. Rabbi Rovinsky began his Bris Milah practice in Baltimore Maryland. Prior to relocating to St. Louis, Missouri, Rabbi Rovinsky resided in Dallas, Texas where he developed and continues to lead the Russian Bris Milah Program and has an extensive Bris Milah practice.
He is also the director of the Association for the Advancement of Bris Milah, an organization which strives to provide every Jewish child an opportunity for a Bris Milah.
Rabbi Rovinsky travels throughout the United States making Bris Milah a heartwarming and meaningful Jewish experience for many families. Rabbi Rovinsky along with his wife Selina are the proud parents of four children.