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5 Jan 2015

Part-Time Assistant Rabbi

Cong. Sons of Israel Cherry Hill – Posted by pcnpzz Cherry Hill, New Jersey, United States

Job Description

Cong. Sons of Israel of Cherry Hill, NJ is the oldest Orthodox synagogue in South Jersey and serves a rapidly growing, diverse and energetic population. We are seeking an Assistant Rabbi to help lead the shul and facilitate its growth.

The successful applicant would serve our community as teacher/counselor and youth director, with a particular focus on teen leadership and partnering with the young families and new members, while working with established and long-standing members.

The position would be Shabbat only, with some requirement for availability during the week. We are seeking a candidate who is both a professional and a Rabbi. Recent semicha recipients are strongly encouraged to apply.

The position includes the following activities:

  • Organizing and leading the teen minyan on Shabbos

  • Leading the Young Family minyan on the Shabbosim it is held in conjunction with the teen minyan

  • Giving the Shabbos sermon in the Main Sanctuary once a month

  • Offering shabbos afternoon classes

  • Assisting with membership outreach and connecting with prospective and new members

  • Contributing written articles to the newsletter

Requirements are for semicha, a bachelor’s degree, and previous Jewish community leadership experience.

Candidates with experience in “out-of-town” communities and youth programming preferred, but we are open to all.


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Job Categories: Rabbinical Services. Job Types: Part-Time.

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