Rabbi Stucker-Rozovsky graduated from Providence College with a BA in History (2008), then earned an MS in International Studies with a concentration in Latin America from Central Connecticut State University (2012). He also earned an MA in Hebrew Letters from the Cincinnati campus of Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion (HUC-JIR)(2017). In 2018, he received smicha (Rabbinical ordination) from HUC-JIR. During his time at HUC, Rabbi Rozovsky was the student Rabbi for congregations in Petoskey, Michigan and Terre Haute, Indiana.
Before joining Beth El Congregation, Rabbi Stucker-Rozovsky served as the Director of Rabbinical Services for the Goldring/Woldenberg Institute of Southern Jewish Life in Jackson, Mississippi for two years. He served congregations in 13 southern states that did not have full-time Rabbis of their own.
In addition to his Rabbinical endeavours, Rabbi Stucker-Rozovsky has been in the Army National Guard for over 15 years. Having enlisted in 2006, he was commissioned as a Military Police Officer from Providence College Army ROTC in 2008. While serving as an MP, he deployed to Naval Station Guantanamo Bay, Cuba from 2009-2010 as a Quick Reaction Force Platoon Leader and to Bagram
Airfield, Afghanistan from 2011-2012 as Night Operations Battle Captain.
During his first year of seminary, which took place in Jerusalem, Israel, he served as a Liaison Officer to trauma psychologists of the Israel Defense Forces, learning their version of Master Resilience Training.
Since becoming a Chaplain, he has the distinction of being the first Jewish Chaplain in the 222-year history of the Mississippi National Guard and the first known Jewish Chaplain in the 383-year history of the Rhode Island Army National Guard. He currently holds the rank of Chaplain (Captain) and was selected for Major in May 2020. Rabbi Stucker-Rozovsky currently serves as the Chaplain for the 112th Military Police Battalion Mississippi Army National Guard.
Rabbi Stucker-Rozovsky is joined in Winchester by his wonderful wife and Rebbetzin Eliza Stucker-Rozovsky. The Rebbetzin, a graduate of Furman University (2012 BS Biology and Chemistry) and Loyola (dual MA and MDiv 2016), received her Doctorate in psychology from James Madison University.
When they have a spare minute, the Stucker-Rozovskys enjoy hitting the gym, hiking, preparing gourmet meals, visiting farmer’s markets, and most importantly, spoiling their two rescue cats Goonie and Rilke.