Recent News

Rabbi Rose Jacob’s Article on National Day Of Prayer

As published in The Daily Progress: Rabbi Rose’s Article

Great Article on our own Hawaiian Rabbi Ken Aronowitz!

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Mazal Tov to Rabbi Walter Isaac!

The Israelite Community Welcomes a New Rabbi

Mazal Tov to our newest Rabbis and our first two Cantors!

Mazal Tov to Class 10- our newest Rabbis and our first two Cantors. JSLI is now 100 Rabbis strong!

Excellent Op-Ed by Rabbi Deborah Reichmann

Jewish Denominationalism- on the rise or on the decline by Rabbi Deborah Reichmann

JSLI Rabbi-Cantor assumes new Position in NNJ

Mazal Tov Rabbi Cantor Alan Sokoloff!

Jewish Spiritual Leader’s Institute ordains 9th Class of Rabbis

The Jewish Spiritual Leader’s Institute (JSLI),the Online Rabbinical School of Sim Shalom, held its ordination ceremony on Saturday evening in Delray Beach, Florida. Ten new rabbis will now begin their respective missions and service as teachers and spiritual leaders- some advancing the tenets of Jewish Universalism. Each of the ten candidates were granted semicha by […]

Rabbi Robbi on Skis

Rabbi Robbi Sherwin had a great article in the Jerusalem Post. Mazal Tov!

Rabbis and Sherwin and Ginsburgh Publish New Jewish Music Worship Book

Mazal Tov to our Rabbis Sherwin and Ginsburgh who are two of several authors who have published a new book on music and it’s importance in worship entitled “Music, Carrier of Intention in 49 Jewish Prayers.” Kol Hakavod!

Mazal Tov to Rabbi Marsha Dubrow- Rabbi of B’nai Jacob in Jersey City

Rabbi Marsha Dubrow was installed as Rabbi of Congregation B’nai Jacob in Jersey City on Sunday, September 14th. Here is a link to the newspaper article

Rabbi Rockin’ Robbi- Great Article!

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Mazal Tov to Class 7!

JSLI is proud to announce that we are now 70 ordained Rabbis strong!

Rabbinical Students at Women Cantors’ Network Conference

Rabbinical Students (soon to be ordained) Robbi Sherwin, Robin Sparr, and Marsha Dubrow at the Women Cantors’ Network Conference (visiting the Library of Congress).

Rabbi Deborah Reichman New Appointment

Deborah Reichman has been appointed as Executive Director at the Hebrew Free Loan Association of Greater Washington.

Rabbi Kris Miccio is going to POLAND

Rabbi Kris Miccio is going to POLAND as part of a US-Poland bridge building “mission.” Just got the acceptance letter! It’s on anti-semitism.

Rabbi Rosalie Osian comments on ‘The American Nurse.”

Rabbi Rosalie Osian, JSLI ordained and a Chaplain at Caring Hospice Services, NYC, was delighted to join with other Clergy to comment on spirituality and the nursing profession at a post screening panel discussion of ‘The American Nurse’. The film debut coincided with Nurse’s Week and is a documentary about the work of five nurses […]

Mazal Tov Rabbi Barry Altmark- To Become A Certified Chaplain!

Rabbi Barry Altmark has been admitted to a program that will certify him as Chaplain with the Baptist Health System in Alabama. According to Rabbi Altmark, JSLI’s accreditation is deemed equal to HUC, JTS and Aleph. Mazal Tov to our colleague!

Congrats To Our Newest Rabbis!

Here is some of the exciting news we’ve received from our newly ordained Rabbis!   Rabbi Judy Caplan Ginsburgh “Our local newspaper ran a nice feature article on my ordination. Thought I would share:” Click Here to View the Article.   Rabbi Jenn Weinstein Rabbi Jenn Weinstein was formally installed to her Congregation, Simchat HaLev […]

Recent Article on Rabbi Tobi Rubinstein Schneier

Meet New York City’s Fashion Rabbi   Tobi Rubinstein Schneier is wearing an animal-print hamsa necklace she designed herself to ward off the evil eye, and according to her, it’s working just fine.   Two years after her high-profile rabbi husband, Marc Schneier, was caught in a torrid cheating scandal that became unrelenting tabloid fodder, […]

Check Out Class # 6’s Ordination Video

Class # 6 was ordained in January 2014 in Delray Beach, FL. 17 students gathered from across the country (and from Israel) to be ordained as Rabbis.

Updates From Our Rabbis

Rabbi Jenn Weinstein Congregation Simchat HaLev Installs New Rabbi On March 2nd, Rabbi Jenn Weinstein was installed in front of 250 congregants of Congregation Simchat HaLev of Syosset. The installation ceremony, led by Rabbi Jay Weinstein, her father, was held at Long Island University. Nassau County Legislator Judy Jacobs and Councilwoman Rebecca Alesia honored Rabbi […]

Rabbi Mark Getman- Announced as Army National Guard Chaplain Candidate

FORT HAMILTON, NY New York Army National Guard Chaplain Candidate 1LT (Rabbi) Mark Getman assisted the Ft Hamilton Army Garrison, Chaplain (Maj) Bowman at Fort Hamilton’s Hanukkah Candle lighting ceremony which was held on the last night of Hanukkah on December 4 2013. The ceremony was attended by Ft Hamilton Service members, the garrison deputy […]

JSLI to Ordain 17 New Rabbis This January!

Online Rabbinical School to Ordain Sixth Class of Rabbis   JSLI will ordain it’s sixth class of Rabbis in Delray Beach, Florida this coming January.   New York, NY (PRWEB) December 12, 2013   On January 12, 2014, JSLI will ordain their Sixth Class of Rabbis. Seventeen students from around the world including Australia and […]

What Our Rabbis Are Up To!

Rabbi Judy Ginsburgh Click Here to see the article about Rabbi Judy.   Rabbi Norman Maybloom: I’ve been acting as a pro bono Gabbai for the Clearbrook Jewish Congregation which includes leading the Congregation in Schacharit services on Rosh Hashanna and Yom Kippur. This also included doing the Torah readings for the 3 days and […]

5th Class Ordination

JSLI class # 3 at their ordination ceremony in NYC! Traditional denominations of Judaism exclude more than 50 percent of Jews who are unaffiliated or in interfaith marriages.   New York, NY (PRWEB) June 10, 2013 – The Jewish Spiritual Leaders Institute (JSLI), led by Rabbi Steven Blane, will ordain its 5th rabbinical class at […]