Senior Rabbi Randall Falk of Congregation Ohabai Sholom served from 1960 until 1986. Born in Little Rock Arkansas, and married to the former Edna Unger of Cleveland, Ohio, Rabbi Falk served Congregation Anshe Hesed in Erie, Pennsylvania prior to coming to Nashville.
Randall Falk serves as Adjunct Faculty member for Vanderbilt University's Divinity School. Rabbi Falk is a member of the North American Board of the World Union of Progressive Judaism. He was president of the Nashville Council of Community Services, the Nashville Association of Rabbis, Priests and Ministers, Vice President of the Covenant Association for Human Rights and Commissioner of the Metropolitan Action Commission.
Rabbi Falk has been honored for his caring involvement in the life of our community and our nation. The recipient of honorary doctorates from The University of the South and from Hebrew Union College - Jewish Institute of Religion, Rabbi Falk was named Clergyman of the Year by the Religious Heritage of America, Nashville Chapter, and was the recipient of the Human Relations Award from the National Conference of Christians and Jews, Nashville Chapter, and an award of the same name from Metropolitan Nashville Human Relations Commission.