What We Offer

  • Unconditional acceptance of Interfaith families
  • Assistance in finding Jewish Universalist Communities
  • Network of UJUC Rabbis available for Life-Cycle ceremonies
  • Online Jewish Conversion
  • Online Bar/Bat Mitzvah Lessons overseen by local UJUC Rabbis
  • Online Interfaith Workshops- for couples and families
  • Online congregational workshops to help in the transition to JU
  • Professional Resources for Rabbis
 

Our Rabbis subscribe to our doctrines. They welcome everyone to join their communities and learn about and participate in our Jewish worship and rituals.


Affiliated Rabbis

Rabbi Deborah Reichmann

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Rabbi Deborah Reichmann serves the Washington DC metro area where she officiates life-cycle events for Jewish and interfaith families. She was ordained from the Jewish Spiritual Leaders Institute in 2012 and is a member in good standing of the International Federation of Rabbis. She has received her Juris Doctor and Master of Liberal Arts from Georgetown […]

Rabbi Galit Levy-Slater

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In 1994, Galit accepted the cantorial position at Congregation Sholom of Leisure World in Seal Beach, California, eventually moving into Leisure World, a gated retirement community of 9,000.   It became increasingly clear that the Jewish community of Leisure World needed a rabbi, one who was an integral part of this unique community and so […]

Rabbi Elisheva Diaz

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Rabbi/Dr Elisheva Irma Diaz, is a born and raised Angelino. She is an International Author, Public Speaker and lecturer and is well known for her spiritual gifts and communication skills.  In addition to her  far reaching interfaith universal ministry, she has a progressive chavurah that meets frequently to study, pray and worship through a Jewish lens. She […]

Rabbi Judy Ginsburgh

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Rabbi Judy is perhaps best known for her music and work as a cantorial soloist for over 30 years. She has produced a number of award-winning recordings of Jewish music for families and was commissioned by the URJ (Union for Reform Judaism) to write a preschool music curriculum titled My Jewish World. She has sung […]

Rabbi/Cantor Diane Rose

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Growing up, we called my synagogue the “ice palace” because it was large, had marble walls, and because the people were cold. Yikes. As you can imagine, after becoming a Bat-Mitzvah, I said I was done with Judaism. So, how did I end up deeply involved in Jewish thought and eventually decide to become a […]

Rabbi Kenneth Hahn

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I would imagine my upbringing within Judaism was not so different from that of a great many people. My parents forced me to go to Hebrew School at the Reform synagogue where our family belonged. I resisted tooth and nail, had a Bar Mitzvah and only set foot in the building thereafter when attending High […]

Rabbi Jon Nelson

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Rabbi, Cantorial Soloist, Educator with an M.Ed, and nationally known recording artist and entertainer, Rabbi Jon Nelson comfortably wears many hats. As the founder of the groundbreaking, Jewish Rock Band, “Yom Hadash”, he’s had the privilege of spreading his welcoming and inclusive brand of Jewish music across the country for close to two decades, performing over 1,000 concerts for audiences of all ages. In addition to appearing […]

Rabbi Eric Morgenstern

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Rabbi Eric Morgenstern is the founder and Rabbi of Kehillah Chen v’Chesed, a Jewish Universalist Synagogue that offers Enrichment Programs, Pastoral Care, Life Cycle Services, Shabbat and Festival services to a community of unaffiliated families. Rabbi Morgenstern has been a Jewish Educator for 25 years specializing in both the Conservative and Reform platforms.  He has focused on experiential Judaism […]

Rabbi Dina London

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Reb Dina is a trained Jewish spiritual director, has taught Jewish spirituality classes at synagogues, conventions, and retreats across North America, and is a published writer. Reb Dina has a certificate in non-profit management from the University of Illinois/Chicago, a Bachelor of Science from Northwestern University, and rabbinic ordination from the Jewish Spiritual Leader’s Institute. […]

Rabbi Linda Goldberg

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Rabbi Linda’s passion is helping Jews and interfaith families of all backgrounds and interests enhance their lives with Judaism. She is an independent rabbi, serving individuals as opposed to a congregation; and she did her research project on Jews who are not members of synagogues in order to serve them better and make their experience […]

Rabbi Daniel Betzel

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Rabbi Betzel serves the Greater Columbus metro area where he officiates life-cycle events for Jewish and interfaith families.  Rabbi Betzel also serves as an Ohio Ambassador for Sar El–The National Project for the Volunteers for Israel. Rabbi Betzel spends several weeks each year in Israel volunteering on various IDF bases.   Rabbi Betzel was ordained […]

Rabbi Karen Becker-Marcelo

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Rabbi Karen Becker-Marcelo took her passion of Judaism, working with people and teaching, to it’s culmination, by receiving smicha from the Jewish Spiritual Leadership Institute in January 2017. As a member of Union of Jewish Universalist Communities (UJUC),  she embraces the doctrines of Jewish Universalism including  encouraging ‘Interfaith families and all people to participate in our Jewish worship […]

Rabbi Deborah McKenzie

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Rabbi Deborah McKenzie has served as a Jewish spiritual leader and counselor for more than 20 years.  She works interfaith and people of faith who seek to enhance or add a Jewish spiritual perspective to their understanding and experiences.   As lifelong learner, Rabbi Deborah enjoys studying and engaging on the Tanach and wisdom of […]

Rabbi Jennifer Rudin

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Rabbi Jennifer Rudin is the founder of Simcha Services.  She is a Liberal Rabbi and experienced Jewish educator who believes that Judaism is relevant, meaningful and inspirational.  Through her work with Simcha Services Rabbi Rudin supports families in uniquely celebrating Jewish life events. Her work is grounded in the belief that every person experiences and expresses Judaism differently…Your Judaism….Your Way!  ​ Rabbi […]

Rabbi Cantor Robbi Sherwin

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Robbi is thrilled to be Rabbi Cantor of the Wood River Jewish Community in Ketchum/Sun Valley, Idaho, commuting from Austin, Texas.  Sherwin was raised in the Air Force in small towns all over the US, where she and her 3 siblings were often the only Jewish kids in their school. Camp Young Judaea in California […]

Rabbi Paul “Tuviah” Schreiber

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Rabbi Paul Schreiber, aka Reb Tuviah, is the rabbi and spiritual leader of Temple Beth David in Spring Hill, Florida. The soulful, spiritual journey of Reb Tuviah has taken him on many paths. Throughout the years, he has immersed himself in Jewish education and has created, led and participated in numerous Jewish and interfaith programs. […]

Rabbi Russell McAlmond

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Rabbi McAlmond’s rabbinate path is to bring people together in mutual love and understanding.  Whatever differences we may have about life, politics, religion or any other topic we are asked to respect one another as the wonderful and unique human beings we are.  Putting people in groups and assigning values to them will deny their […]