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Where our Alumni Serve

In a changing Jewish world, the Rabbinical School of Hebrew College prepares spiritual leaders to be authentic inheritors and innovators of Jewish tradition. 

  • Julia Appel, ’11, Senior Jewish Educator, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
  • Ben Barer `17, Assistant Director for Jewish Life, Georgetown  University, Washington, D.C.
  • Jordan Braunig '14, Senior Jewish Educator, Tufts University, Medford, MA
  • Getzel Davis '13, Associate Rabbi and Jewish Educator, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
  • Jeremy Fierstien '11, Executive Director, University of Maryland Baltimore Country, Baltimore, MD
  • Aaron Fine '09, Executive Director, University of Massachusetts Hillel, Amherst, MA
  • Steven Jablow ’15, Campus Rabbi and Jewish Chaplain, Bryant University, Smithfield, RI
  • Adam Lavitt, ’12, Campus Rabbi, Swarthmore University, Swarthmore, PA
  • Eli Lehmann '17, Senior Jewish Educator, Boston University Hillel, Boston, MA
  • Micah Shapiro '17, Rabbinic Innovation Fellow, University of Pennsylvania Hillel, Philadelphia, PA
  • Lisa Stella '14, Senior Jewish Educator, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
Jewish Communal Leadership
  • Adina Allen’14, Founder and Creative Director, The Jewish Studio Project, San Francisco, CA
  • Joseph Berman ’10, Advocacy Director, Jewish Voices for Peace, Washington D.C.
  • Minna Bromberg '10, Director, Israel Program, Rabbinical School of Hebrew College, Jerusalem
  • Alayon Eliach `17, Director of Learning and Senior Communication, Lippman Kanfer  Foundation for Living Torah, Brooklyn, NY
  • Mónica Gomery '17, Associate Director, Svara: A traditionally radical yeshiva, Chicago, IL
  • Avi Killip '14, Director of Project Zug and Alumni Affairs, Mechon Hadar, New York City, NY
  • Daniel Klein '10, Director of Admissions and Recruitment, Rabbinical School of Hebrew College, Newton Centre, MA
  • Margie Klein Ronkin ’11, Director of Clergy & Leadership Development, Essex County Community Organization, Essex County, MA
  • Lee Moore '10, Director of Jewish and Organizational Learning, Lippman-Kanfer Foundation for Living Torah, Kent, OH
  • Lev Meirowitz Nelson '13, Director of Education, Truah: The Rabbinic Call for Human Rights, New York City, NY
  • Sarah Mulhern '17, Manager of Rabbinic and Lay Education, Shalom Hartman Institute-North America, New York, NY
  • Salem Pearce `17, Director of Congregational Organizing , Truah: The Rabbinical Call for Human Rights, New York City, NY
  • Shira Shazeer '10, Founder and Director, Jewish Birth Network, Natick, MA
  • Sarah Tasman '12, Director,, Washington DC Office, Washington, D.C.
  • Josh Weisman `17, Rabbinic Fellow, Kavanah, Seattle, WA
Jewish Education
  • Laura Bellows `17, Senior Jewish Educator/Director  of BIMIA and Genesis, Brandeis University Precoillege Department, Waltham, MA
  • Shahar Colt, ’16, Director of Education, Dorshei Tzedek, Newton, MA
  • Hillel Greene '14, Faculty in Jewish Studies, Gann Academy, Waltham, MA
  • Sara Meirowitz '13, Faculty in Jewish Studies, Beit Midrash Co-Director, Gann Academy, Waltham, MA
  • Marci Kamerow ’15, Director of Education, Temple Beth Am, Framingham, MA (Reform)
  • Shayna Rhodes '08, Co-director of Beit Midrash, Rabbinical School of Hebrew College, Newton Centre, MA
  • Jordan Schuster `17, Associate Director of Open Circle Jewish Learning & Director of Mekorot, Hebrew College, Newton Centre, MA
  • Avi Strausberg ’15, Director of Congregational Learning, Temple of Aaron, St. Paul, MN (Conservative
  • Rebecca Weinstein `17, Judaics Teacher, Solomon Schecter Day School of Greater Boston, Newton, MA
Pastoral Care
  • Joel Baron '14, Hospice Chaplain, Hebrew Senior Life, Dedham, MA
  • Michael Cohen '08, Chaplaincy Supervisor, VITAS Innovative Hospice Care, Dallas
  • Israel de la Piedra '13, Rabbi and Director of Spiritual Care, Miami Jewish Health Systems, Miami, FL
  • Judi Ehrlich '08, Chaplain, Hebrew Senior Life, Roslindale, MA
  • James Kahn '09, Director of Jewish Engagement and Chaplaincy, Jewish Social Service Agency, Silver Spring, MD
  • Rick Kline ’15, Chaplaincy Residential Training, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, MA
  • Jim Morgan ’08, Staff Chaplain, Hebrew Senior Life, Brookline, MA
  • Suzanne Offit '09, Staff Chaplain, Hebrew Senior Life, Roslindale, MA
  • Richard Rudnick '11, Chaplain, University of Massachusetts Memorial Medical Center, Worcester, MA
Pulpit Positions
  • Leora Abelson '17, Rabbi, Congregation Agudas Achim, Attleboro, MA (Reconstructionist)
  • Alison Adler '08, Rabbi, Temple B’nai Abraham, Beverly, MA (Independent)
  • Alana Alpert '14, Congregation T'chivah, Detroit, MI (Reconstructionist)
  • Ezra Balser '17, Rabbi, Temple Beth Sholom, Hull, MA (Conservative)
  • Aliza Berger '17, Can'17, Assistant Rabbi, Temple Emanuel, Newton, MA (Conservative)
  • Daniel Berman '10, Rabbi, Temple Reyim, Newton, MA (Conservative)
  • Brian Besser '10, Rabbi, Congregation Beth Shalom, Bloomington, IN (Reform)
  • Elizabeth Bonney-Cohen `17, Assistant Rabbi and  Director of Outreach and Innovation, Kehilith Israel, Brookline, MA
  • Joshua Breindel '09, Rabbi, Temple Anshe Amunim, Pittsfield, MA (Reform)
  • Oksana Chapman '09, Rabbi, Temple Emmanuel, Chelsea, MA (Independent)
  • Eric Cohen '12, Rabbi, Temple Israel, Manchester, NH (Conservative)
  • David Cohen-Henriquez '09, Rabbi, Temple Sinai, Marblehead, MA (Conservative)
  • Nate deGroot, ’16, Assistant Rabbi, Ikar, Los Angeles, CA (Independent)
  • David Fainsilber '14, Rabbi, Jewish Congregation of Greater Stowe, Stowe, VT (Independent)
  • David Finkelstein '14, Rabbi, Temple Beth Israel, Waltham, MA (Independent)
  • Ari Lev Fornari, ’14, Rabbi, Kol Tzedek, Philadelphia, PA (Reconstructionist)
  • Shoshana Friedman '14, Assistant Rabbi, Temple Sinai, Brookline, MA (Reform)
  • Sarah Bracha Gershuny '12, Rabbi, Nevei Kodesh, Boulder, CO (Renewal)
  • Moshe Givental '17, Rabbi, Temple Beth Torah in Holliston, MA (Conservative)
  • Bekah Goldman, ’16, Rabbi, Farmington Valley Jewish Congregation, Simsbury, CT (Reform)
  • Tiferet Gordon Berenbaum '13, Rabbi, Congregation Shir Hadash, Milwaukee, WI (Reconstructionist)
  • Tamar Grimm '10, Assistant Rabbi, Beth Jacob Congregation, Mendota Heights, MN (Conservative)
  • Ellie Herb, ’16, Rabbi, Temple Beth Shalom, Salem, OR (Reconstructionist)
  • Eliana Jacobowitz '10, Rabbi, Temple B’nai Brith, Somerville, MA (Independent)
  • Randy Kafka '08, Rabbi, Temple Kol Tikvah, Sharon, MA (Independent)
  • Chaim Koritzinksy '08, Rabbi, Congregation Etz Chayim, Palo Alto, CA (Independent)
  • Van Lanckton '09, Rabbi, Temple B'nai Shalom, Braintree, MA (Conservative)
  • Navah Levine '10, Rabbi, Temple Beth Abraham, Canton, MA (Conservative)
  • Steven Lewis '11, Rabbi, Temple Ahavat Achim, Gloucester, MA (Conservative)
  • Jessica Kate Meyer '14, Assistant Rabbi, Romemu, NYC, NY (Independent)
  • Gray Myrseth '17, School Director, Kehilla Community Synagogue, Piedmont, CA
  • J. Hannah Orden '10, Rabbi, Congregation Beth Hatikvah, Summit, NJ (Reconstructionist)
  • Scott Roland '13, Rabbi, Shaarey Tikvah Congregation, Beachwood, OH (Conservative)
  • Arielle Rosenberg '17, Associate Rabbi, Shir Tikvah Congregation, Minneapolis, MN (Reform)
  • Sonia Saltzman '08, Rabbi, Temple Ohabei Shalom, Brookline, MA (Reform)
  • Daniel Schaefer `17, Assistant Rabbi, Temple Ohabei Shalom, Brookline, MA
  • Hal Schevitz '13, Rabbi, Congregation Or Atid, Richmond, VA (Conservative)
  • Philip Sherman '13, Assistant Rabbi, Temple Beth Elohim, Wellesley, MA (Reform)
  • Becky Silverstein '14, Assistant Rabbi, Pasadena Jewish Temple and Center, Pasadena, CA (Conservative)
  • Suzie Schwartz-Jacobson ‘15 Assistant Rabbi & Director of Education, Temple Israel, Boston, MA (Reform)
  • Alyson Solomon ’09, Associate Rabbi, Beth Israel, San Diego, CA (Reform)
  • Steven Slater `17, Rabbi, Temple Beth El, Birmingham, AL
  • Lila Veissid '11, Rabbi, Kibbutz Ha-Ma'apil, Israel (Independent)
  • Seth Wax ‘13, Rabbi, Congregation Mt. Sinai, Brooklyn Heights, NY (Independent)
  • David Winship '17, Rabbi, Temple Beth David of the South Shore, Canton MA (Reform)
Secondary positions of people listed above with a different primary position
  • Oksana Chapman ’08, Chaplain, Hebrew Senior Life
  • Daniel Klein ’10, Rabbi, The Boston Synagogue, Boston, MA (Independent)
  • Jim Morgan ’08, Rabbi, Worship & Study Minyan, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA (Independent)
  • Margie Klein Ronkin '11 Rabbi, Congregation Sha'arei Shalom, Ashland, MA (Independent)

A Career with Meaning

Whether you are just starting out or looking for a career change to the rabbinate, Rabbi Dan Judson offers advice on the importance of choosing a career that feels useful and brings you meaning. Download his article for yourself or pass it on to family, friends and colleagues who may be exploring different career options.

Read Jewish Lessons on Meaningful Work


Pictured: Rabbi Lila Veissid, Rab'11, Regional Rabbi at  Emek Hefer, Kibbutz HaMa'apil officiating at a Bar Mitzvah in an Israeli cave.


Rabbi Dan Judson
Director, Professional Development and Placement