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High Holy Days 5778

Where Hebrew College Students, Alumni & Faculty are Serving as Spiritual Leaders*

Brazil

  • Rogerio Zingervitz Cukierman, Rab`11 | Escola Eliezer Max | Rio de Janiero

California

  • Rabbi Adina Allen, Rab'14 | The Jewish Studio Project | Berkeley
  • Rabbi Nathan DeGroot, Rab'16 | IKAR | Los Angeles
  • Genevieve Greinetz, Rabbinical School Student | Congregation Etz Chaim | Palo Alto
  • Rabbi Chaim Koritzinsky, Rab'08 | Congregation Etz  Chayim | Palo Alto
  • Rabbi Gray Myrseth, Rab`17 | Kehilla Community Synagogue | Piedmont
  • Rabbi Alyson Solomon, Rab'09 | Congregation Beth Israel | San Diego
  • Cantor Risa Wallach, Can'15 | Congregation B'nai Shalom | Walnut Creek

Canada

  • Rabbi Julia Appel, Rab'11 | Hillel Ontario | Toronto
  • Matthew Goldberg, Rabbinical School Student | Shaarei Zedek Synagogue | New Brunswick
  • Rabbi Richard Kline, Rab`15 | Bethany Senior Care | Calgary
  • Ryan Leszner, Rabbinical School Student | City Shul | Toronto

Colorado

  • Rabbi Sarah Bracha Gershuny, Rab'12 | Congregation Nevei Kodesh | Boulder

Connecticut

  • Laura Bellows, Rabbinical School Student | Temple Shalom | Norwalk
  • Cantor Sarah Bolts, Can`17, MAJS`17 | Beth Sholom B'nai Israel | Manchester
  • Rabbi Rebekah Goldman, Rab'16 | Farmington Valley Jewish Congregation Emek Shalom | Simsbury
  • Joel Goldstein, Rabbinical School Student | Yale University Hillel | New Haven
  • Cantor Sharon Citrin Goldstein, Can'09 | Beth El Synagogue | Woodbury
  • Cantor Audrey Klein, Can`17| Farmington Valley Jewish Congregation Emek Shalom | Simsbury
  • Cantor Kevin Margolius, Can'13 | Temple Beth Tikvah | Madison
  • Sarah Noyovitz, Rabbinical School Student | Temple Beth Israel | Winsted

Florida

  • Rabbi Israel de la Piedra, Rab'13 | Miami Jewish Health Systems | Miami
  • Cantor Kimberley Singer, Can'09 | Temple Shir Shalom | Oviedo

Indiana

  • Rabbi Brian Besser, Rab'10 | Congregation Beth Shalom | Bloomington
  • Talia Stein, Rabbinical School Student | Hillel at Purdue University | West Lafayette

Israel

  • Rabbi Minna Bromberg, Rab'10, RS Faculty | Kehilat HaKerem | Karmiel
  • Rabbi Lila Veissid, Rab'11 | Kibbutz Ha-Ma'apil 

Louisiana

  • Tyler Dratch, Rabbinical School Student | Tulane University Hillel | New Orleans

Maine

  • Cantor Bex Blumenfeld, Can'15 | Temple Beth El | Portland
  • Cantor Beth Strassler, Can`17, MAJS`16 | Congregation Etz Chaim | Biddeford

Maryland

  • Melanie Blatt, Cantorial Student | Beth El Congregation | Baltimore
  • Becca Grad Droller, CJSM`10 | Temple Isaiah | Fulton
  • Cantor Hinda Eisen Labovitz, Can'14 | Ohr Kodesh Congregation | Chevy Chase
  • Rabbi Jeremy Fierstien, Rab'11 | University of Maryland Baltimore County Hillel | Baltimore
  • Rabbi Micha'el Rosenberg, RS Faculty | Ohr Kodesh Congregation | Chevy Chase
  • Jessica Woolf, Cantorial Student | Congregation Beit Tikvah | Baltimore

Massachusetts

  • Rabbi Alison Adler, Rab'08 | Temple B'nai Abraham | Beverly
  • Rabbi Leora Abelson, Rab`17 | Congregation Agudas Achim | Attleboro
  • Cantor Stephen Abramowitz, Can'08 | Temple Ner Tamid | Peabody
  • Rabbi Sharon Cohen Anisfeld, Dean, Rabbinical School | Newton Centre Minyan | Newton
  • Rabbi Ezra Balser, Rab`17 | Temple Beth Sholom | Hull
  • Cantor Elise Barber, Can'11 | Temple Beth El | Springfield
  • Rabbi Joel Baron, Rab'14 | Hebrew SeniorLife | Dedham
  • Rav-Hazzan Aliza BergerCan`17, Rab`17 | Temple Emanuel | Newton
  • Rabbi Daniel Berman, Rab'10 | Temple Reyim | Newton
  • Jodi Blankstein, CJLM`10 | Congregation Shalom | Chelmsford
  • Elizabeth Bonney-Cohen, Rabbinical  School Student | Washington Square Minyan | Brookline
  • Jennifer Boyle, Cantorial Student | University of Massachusetts | Amherst
  • Rabbi Jordan Braunig, Rab14 | Tufts University Hillel | Medford
  • Rabbi Joshua Breindel, Rab'09 | Temple Anshe Amunim | Pittsfield
  • Philip Bressler, Rabbinical School Student | Temple Shalom | Newton
  • Cantor Vera Broekhuysen, Can’16 | Temple Emanu-El | Haverhill
  • Rabbi Oksana Chapman, Rab'09 | Temple Emanuel | Chelsea
  • Mikhail Clebaner, Rabbinical School Student | Temple B'nai Israel | Revere
  • Rabbi Shahar Colt, Rab'16 | Congregation Dorshei Tzedek | Newton
  • Joel R. Davidson, Esquire, CJLM'12 | Congregation Ahavas Sholom | Saugus
  • Avi Davis, CJSM Student | Shirat HaYam Congregation | Marshfield
  • Rabbi Getzel Davis, Rab'13 | Harvard University Hillel | Cambridge 
  • Jevin Eagle, Rabbinical  School Student | Boston University Hillel | Boston
  • Rabbi Judi Ehrlich, Rab'08 | Hebrew SeniorLife | Dedham
  • Batya Ellinoy, Rabbinical School Student | Kehillah Israel | Brookline
  • Rabbi Aaron Fine, Rab'09 | University of Massachusetts  at Amherst Hillel | Amherst
  • Rabbi David Finkelstein, Rab'14 | Temple Beth Israel | Waltham
  • DJ Fortine, CJSM Student | Temple Beth Shalom | Needham
  • Lev Friedman, Rabbinical School Student | Harvard University Hillel | Cambridge
  • Rabbi Shoshana Friedman, Rab'14 | Temple Sinai | Brookline
  • Rabbi Moshe Givental, Rab`17 | Temple Beth Torah | Holliston
  • Jessica Goldberg, Rabbinical School Student | Amherst College Hillel | Amherst
  • Cantor Peter Halpern, SJM Faculty | Temple Shalom | Newton
  • Maayan Harel, Cantorial Student | Temple Ohabei Shalom | Brookline
  • Jacob Harris, Cantorial Students |  Beth El Temple Center | Belmont
  • Justin Held, Rabbinical School Student | Temple Beth Shalom | Hull
  • Rabbi David Cohen-Henriquez, Rab'09 | Temple Sinai | Marblehead
  • Cantor Idan Irelander, Can'09, MJEd'09 | Temple Emanuel | Andover
  • Rabbi Eliana Jacobowitz, Rab'10 | Congregation B'nai Brith | Somerville
  • Rabbi Suzanne Jacobson, Rab'15 | Temple Israel | Boston
  • Cantor Marcie Jonas, Can`10 | Temple Israel | Boston
  • Rabbi Randy Kafka, Rab'08 | Temple Kol Tikvah | Sharon
  • Rabbi Marcie Kamerow, Rab'15 | Temple Beth Am | Framingham
  • Rabbi Jane Kanarek, RS Faculty | MIT Hillel | Cambridge
  • Rachel Kaplan, Rabbinical School Student | Boston University Hillel | Boston
  • Cantor Rebecca Wexler Khitrik, Can'14 | Temple Sinai | Sharon
  • Cantor Lisa Kipen-Hershenson, Can'14, MAJS`92 | Newbridge on the Charles | Dedham
  • Rabbi Daniel Klein, Rab’10, RS Faculty | The Boston Synagogue | Boston
  • Michelle Koppelman, CJLM`11, CCNT`14 | Temple B'nai Israel | Revere
  • Rabbi Adam Lavitt, Rab`12 | Hebrew SeniorLife Orchard Cove | Canton
  • Rabbi Allan Lehmann, RS Faculty | Temple Emanuel | Newton
  • Rabbi Elie Lehmann, Rab`17 | Boston University Hillel | Boston
  • Nomi Lerman, Rabbinical School Student | Nehar Shalom | Jamaica Plain
  • Rabbi Navah Levine, Rab'10 | Temple Beth Abraham | Canton 
  • Rabbi Steven Lewis, Rab'11 | Temple Ahavat  Aachim | Gloucester
  • Rabbi Emily Mathis, Rab`09 | Temple Beth Shalom | Cambridge
  • Cantor Michael McCloskey, Can'07, SJM Faculty | Temple Emeth | Chestnut Hill
  • Cheryl Miller, CCA`09 | Harriett and Ralph Kaplan Estates (Chelsea Jewish Foundation) | Peabody
  • Rabbi James Morgan, Rab'08 | Harvard University Hillel | Cambridge
  • Linda Myer, CJSM’15 | Wellesley College | Wellesley
  • Rabbi Suzanne Offit, Rab'09 | Hebrew SeniorLife | Roslindale
  • Allison Poirier, Rabbinical School Student | Temple Israel | Sharon
  • Rachel Putterman, Rabbinical School Student | Boston College Hillel | Boston
  • Cantor Ken Richmond, SJM Faculty | Temple Israel | Natick
  • Cantor Jeri Nagler Robins, Can'13 | Boston Area Jewish Education Program | Waltham
  • Rabbi Margie Klein Ronkin, Rab'11 | Congregation Sha'arei Shalom | Ashland
  • Dara Rosenblatt, Cantorial Student | Temple Beth Am | Framingham
  • Michelle Rubenstein, CJLM`12 | Temple Beth Emunah | Easton
  • Rabbi Richard Rudnick, Rab'11 | University of Massachusetts Memorial Medical Center | Worcester
  • Jinny Sagorin, CJSM Student | Temple Emanu-el | Haverhill
  • Rabbi Sonia Saltzman, Rab'08 | Temple Ohabei Shalom | Brookline
  • Daniel Schaefer, Rabbinical School Student | Massachusetts Institute of Technology | Cambridge
  • Rabbi Philip Sherman, Rab'13 | Temple Beth Elohim | Wellesley
  • Rabbi Becky Silverstein, Rab`14 | Northeastern University | Boston
  • Cantor Linda Sue Sohn, Can’11 | Congregation Beth Israel | Lawrence
  • Cantor Sarra Spierer, Can'07 | Congregation Beth Elohim | Acton
  • Mona Strick, Rabbinical School Student | Temple B'nai Shalom | Braintree
  • Cantor Lynn Torgove, Can’12, SJM FacultyTemple Emanu-el  | Marblehead
  • Cantor Louise Treitman, SJM Faculty Beth El Temple Center | Belmont
  • Dena Trugman, Rabbinical School Student | Harvard University Hillel | Cambridge
  • Rabbi Seth Wax, Rab'13 | Williams College | Williamstown
  • Rebecca Weinstein, Rabbinical School Student | Shir Tikva | Wayland
  • Phyllis Werlin, CJSM`17 | Agudas Achim-Ezrath Israel | Malden
  • Rabbi David Winship, Rab`17 | Temple Beth David | Canton
  • Yehoshua Zahavi, Rabbinical School Student | Congregation Agudat Achim | Leominster
  • Ilana Zietman, Rabbinical School Student | Tufts University Hillel | Medford

Michigan

  • Rabbi Alana Alpert, Rab'14 | Congregation T'chivah | Detroit
  • Rabbi Lisa Stella, Rab'14 | University of Michigan Hillel | Ann Arbor

Minnesota

  • Rabbi Tamar Grimm, Rab'10 | Beth Jacob Congregation | Mendota Heights
  • Rabbi Emma Kippley-Ogman, Rab`10 | Macalaster College | St. Paul
  • Rabbi Arielle Rosenberg, Rab`17 | Shir Tikvah | Minneapolis
  • Rabbi Avi Strausberg, Rab'15 | Temple of Aaron Synagogue | St. Paul

New Jersey

  • Rabbi Tiferet Gordon Berenbaum, Rab`13 | Temple Har Zion | Mt. Holly
  • Rabbi Eric Cohen, Rab`12 | Flemington Jewish Community Center | Flemington
  • Cantor Shana Onigman, Can'07 | Morristown Jewish Center Beit Yisrael | Morristown
  • Rabbi J. Hannah Orden, Rab'10 | Congregation Beth Hatikvah | Summit
  • Jana Schachter, Cantorial Student | Congregation B'nai Tikvah-Beth Israel | Sewell

New Hampshire

  • Bryan Mann, Rabbinical School Student | Congregation Betenu | Amherst

New York

  • Ayalon Eliach, Rabbinical School Student | Congregation Beit Simchat Torah | New York
  • Kelly Kossar, Rabbinical School Student | Hillel at Binghamton University | Binghamton
  • Rabbi Jessica Lenza, Rab`15 | Temple Shaaray Tefila | New York
  • Rabbi Jessica Kate Meyer, Rab'14 | Romemu | New York
  • Rabbi Sarah Mulhern, Rab`17 | Kehilat Hadar | New York
  • Rabbi Lev Meirowitz Nelson, Rab'13 | Flatbush Jewish Center | Brooklyn
  • Cantor Melissa PuiusCan'13 | Temple Israel Center | White Plains
  • Rabbi Or Rose, Faculty | The Chatham Synagogue | Chatham
  • Rabbi Michael Silbert, Rab`12 | Temple Beth David | Rochester
  • Stephen Slater, Rabbinical School Student | Shaaray Tefilah | Glens Falls
  • Joshua WeismanRabbinical School Student | Congregation Agudas Israel | Newburgh

Ohio

  • Rabbi Elyssa Joy Austerklein | Beth El Congregation | Akron
  • Annice Benamy, CJSM'16 | Montefiore Nursing Home | Beachwood
  • Cantor Richard Lawrence, Can'14 | Temple Emanu El | Orange Village
  • Rabbi Lee Moore, Rab'10 | Hillel at Kent State | Kent
  • Rabbi Scott Roland, Rab'13 | Congregation Shaarey Tikvah | Cleveland

Oregon

  • Rabbi Elias Herb, Rab'16 | Temple Beth Shalom | Salem

Pennsylvania

  • Cantor Melissa Adleman, SJM Assistant Dean | Temple B'nai B'rith | Kingston
  • Rabbi Ari Lev Fornari, Rab'14 | Kol Tzedek | Philadelphia
  • Joshua Greenberg, Rabbinical School Student | Gettysburg College Hillel | Gettysburg
  • Cantor Henry Shapiro, Can'12 | Parkway Jewish Center | Pittsburgh
  • Rabbi Micah Shapiro, Rab`17 | University of Pennsylvania Hillel | Philadelphia

Rhode Island

  • Rabbi Steven Jablow, Rab'15 | Bryant University Hillel | Smithfield
  • Cantor Dr. Brian Mayer, Dean SJM | Temple Emanu-El | Providence
  • Cantor Jeri Nagler Robins, Can'13 | Congregation Sharah Zedek | Westerly
  • Rachel Slusky, Cantorial Student | Temple Emanu-el | Providence
  • Talia Stein, Rabbinical School Student | Temple Shalom | Middletown

Singapore

  • Cantor Julie Newman, Can`17, MJEd`17 | United Hebrew Congregation | Singapore

Texas

  • Monica Braverman, Cantorial Student | Temple Mizpah | Abilene
  • Rabbi Michael Cohen, Rab'08 | VA Medical Center | Dallas
  • Salem Pearce, Rabbinical School Student  | Temple Emanu-El | Longview

United Kingdom

  • Rabbi Dr. Michael Shire, Chief Academic Officer | Oxford Jewish Centre | Oxford

Vermont

  • Shmuel Dorr, CJSM Student | Congregation Shir Shalom | Woodstock
  • Rabbi David Fainsilber, Rab'14 | Jewish Community of Greater Stowe | Stowe
  • Cantor Kate Judd, Can’15 | Congregation Shir HeHarim | Brattleboro

Virginia

  • Laura MandelesCJSM`17 | Temple House of Israel | Staunton
  • Rabbi Hal Schevitz, Rab'13 | Congregation Or Atid | Henrico

Washington

  •  Cantor Geoff Fine, SJM FacultyTemple Beth El | Tacoma

Washington, D.C.

  • Benjamin Barer, Rabbinical School Student | Georgetown University | Washington, D.C.
  • David Wolff, Cantorial Student | Adas Israel Congregation | Washington, D.C.

* Partial list. If you see an error or omission, please email wlinden@hebrewcollege.edu, and we will add your information to this page. Thank you.

CJSM = Certificate in Jewish Sacred Music
CJLM = Certificate in Jewish Liturgical Music


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