Kurt F. Stone is a rabbi, noted historian, writer, lecturer, political activist, medical ethicist and occasional actor.
A native of Hollywood, California, Stone earned a BA in American History at the University of California’s Adlai Stevenson College, was a Fellow of the Eagleton Institute of Politics, and earned an M.A.H.L., D.D. and Rabbinic Ordination at the Hebrew Union College.
A longtime adjunct professor at Florida International and Florida Atlantic Universities, Stone teaches courses in politics, international relations, literature and cinema. He is the author of two books on the United States Congress, the latest being The Jews of Capitol Hill (Rowman & Littlefield, 2010) and over the past dozen-plus years has written more than 650 op-ed pieces for his nationally syndicated political column, "The K.F. Stone Weekly."
For more than 20 years, he has been a practicing medical ethicist, first with Cleveland Clinic Florida, and most recently with Schulman Associates IRB.