W. Jack Romberg

W. Jack Romberg retired as the rabbi of Temple Israel in Tallahassee, Florida in 2019. As a rabbi, he was deeply involved in the general community, interfaith programs and non-partisan community issues. In 2008, he served on the editorial staff of the Tallahassee Democrat newspaper, and over the 18 years in Tallahassee wrote many editorials. In 2017, he constructed a special symphony concert and narrative based on music played by Jews in the ghetto of Terezin during the Holocaust. Before retiring, Rabbi Romberg decided to write the book "A Doorway to Heroism: A Decorated German-Jewish Soldier Who Became an American Hero", about Richard Stern, his great uncle.

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