Summer & High Holidays Clergy

Congregation Or Hatzafon does not have a full-time rabbi. We hire rabbinical students each summer to lead services, teach summer classes, provide rabbinical counseling, and prepare students for B’nai Mitzvah. Recent summer rabbis include

  • 2022: David Mahfouda, Hebrew College, Newton, MA
  • 2021: Chayva Lehrman, finishing at Hebrew University College, Los Angeles
  • 2020: Scott Goldberg
  • 2019, 2018, Rabbi Sam Klein, now at Temple Israel, Ohio
  • 2017, 2018: Rabbi Jenn Maggin, now at WHERE.

We also hire rabbis or rabbinical/cantorial students to lead our high holidays services. Recent High Holiday featured:

  • 2021: Rebecca Kaufman, a fourth year rabbinical student at HUC-JIR