Our Rabbis

Founders
Associated Rabbis

Rabbi Deborah Reichmann

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…


Rabbi Galit Levy Slater

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…


Rabbi Elisheva Irma Diaz

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…


Rabbi Judy Ginsburgh

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…


Rabbi Diane Rose

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…


Rabbi Kenneth Hahn

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… 


Rabbi Jon Nelson

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…


Rabbi Eric Morgenstern

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 Dina London

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

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 an important positive one…


Rabbi Daniel Betzel

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 Karen Becker Marcelo

Rabbi Karen Becker-Marcelo took her passion of Judaism, working with people and teaching, to its culmination, by receiving smicha from the Jewish Spiritual Leadership Institute in January 2017…


Rabbi Deborah McKenzie

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…


Rabbi Jennifer Rudin

Rabbi Jennifer Rudin is the founder of Simcha Services and Congregation Derech HaShalom. She is a Liberal Rabbi and experienced Jewish educator who believes that Judaism is relevant, meaningful and inspirational.


Rabbi Cantor Robbi Sherwin

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…


Rabbi Paul “Tuviah” Schreiber

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…


Rabbi Russell McAlmond

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…


Rabbi Jordania Goldberg

Rabbi Goldberg was ordained at JSLI. Her work as a rabbi is interwoven into her work as a counselor and writer. She is a guest rabbi internationally and is available for online counseling, teaching and life-cycle events in 2020, after her sabbatical.