18 Aug 2014

Part-Time Rabbi to Interfaith Families

Interfaith Families Project of Greater Washington DC – Posted by IFFPWashington, District of Columbia, United States

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Job Description

The Interfaith Families Project of Greater Washington (IFFP) is an independent community of interfaith families and others committed to sharing, learning about, and celebrating our Jewish and Christian traditions.

IFFP seeks a part-time rabbi (approximately 10 hours per week) with a commitment to engaging interfaith families in Jewish education and practice and an ability to make connections between Jewish and Christian traditions. The candidate must be fully supportive of interfaith families and willing to collaboratively plan and lead life-cycle events with IFFP’s spiritual director, Rev. Julia Jarvis. The candidate must also be available to lead services on major Jewish holidays.

Responsibilities include:

  • Plan and participate in Sunday morning gatherings an average of three times per month between September and May
  • Plan and guide community participation in services on all major Jewish and Christian holidays
  • Help plan, advise, and contribute to adult education program
  • Advise Director of Religious Education on curriculum and contribute to youth and teen education programs
  • Co-officiate at IFFP members’ life-cycle events for additional fees
  • Provide pastoral care as needed

Qualifications: Extensive knowledge of Torah, Jewish history and culture. Experience working with interfaith families. A vibrant interest in both youth and adult education. A degree from an accredited seminary is strongly preferred. Experience in comparative religion or interfaith dialogue is a plus.

Anticipated start date of August 1, 2015.

How to Apply

  Apply by sending a letter of interest and resume by October 15, 2014, to Jodi Kanter, Chair, Rabbi Search Committee, at kanter.jodi@yahoo.com.

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

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