Three old friends from Class #3 gather in Virginia to talk about life as clergy. From the “Little Jewish Home on the Prairie”
Rabbi Blane and Sim Shalom got a nod in the New York times as a Rosh Hashana not to be missed. Rabbi Steve and a jazz quartet presented traditional melodies to a jazz sound at the iconic Bitter End. Read below: Shanah Tovah! Rosh Hashana, the Jewish New Year, began at sundown Sunday night and […]
Rabbi Judy Ginsburgh (Class #3) to assume pulpit for Congregation B’nai Israel in Monroe, Louisiana Rabbi Richard Perlman (Class #2) takes on the Rabbi position at Temple Ner Tamid in Peabody, Massachusetts AND Rabbi Paul “Tuviah” Schreiber (Class #8) becomes Rabbi for Temple Beth David in Spring Hill, Florida These Alumni join many other […]
NYC Rabbi Cantor Transcends Faith in Nashville and Records Inspirational Album is available at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2016/08/prweb13612808.htm- Steven Blane, founder of Sim Shalom, the world’s only online Jewish Universalist synagogue and also a singer-songwriter is heading to Nashville to record an album of his original songs. The album, which will be produced by highly regarded Christian Music Producer, […]
A Rabbi of Color Builds Bridges with Global Summer Ma’ariv Service Sim Shalom, the online synagogue, keeps its virtual doors open for the summer offering weeknight Ma’ariv services. Rabbi Deborah fulfilled her childhood dream to become a spiritual leader, shepherding the Monday night services. New York, New York (PRWEB) July 06, 2016 As a scientist, […]
MARCH 30, 2016 BY RABBI DEBORAH REICHMANN A young woman spent months studying. She learned about the Jewish holy days. She learned about kashrut, she learned how to observe the Sabbath and she learned that she would keep on learning about Judaism probably for the rest of her life. The rabbis said she was ready […]
Hospice times article about her. Find the link here.
A NEW HOME and NAME FOR THE SPIRITUAL COMMUNITY for HEBREW WIZARDS There are so many new and exciting things happening at Hebrew Wizards this coming year. Three exciting developments are: After 12 years, we are finally purchasing our own building which will allow Hebrew Wizards to have a permanent and awesome new home in […]
As published in The Daily Progress: Rabbi Rose’s Article
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Mazal Tov to Class 10- our newest Rabbis and our first two Cantors. JSLI is now 100 Rabbis strong!
Jewish Denominationalism- on the rise or on the decline by Rabbi Deborah Reichmann
Mazal Tov Rabbi Cantor Alan Sokoloff!
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 Sherwin had a great article in the Jerusalem Post. Mazal Tov! http://www.jpost.com/Opinion/The-human-spirit-Rabbi-on-skis-384355
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! http://www.amazon.com/Music-Carrier-Intention-Jewish-Prayers/dp/1937207137/ref=tmm_pap_title_0
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 http://www.nj.com/jjournal-news/index.ssf/2014/09/congregation_bnai_jacob_instal.html
Mazal Tov to one of newest Rabbis! Rocking Robbi Article P.1 Rocking Robbi Article P.2 Rocking Robbi Article P.3
JSLI is proud to announce that we are now 70 ordained Rabbis strong!
Rabbinical Students (soon to be ordained) Robbi Sherwin, Robin Sparr, and Marsha Dubrow at the Women Cantors’ Network Conference (visiting the Library of Congress).
Deborah Reichman has been appointed as Executive Director at the Hebrew Free Loan Association of Greater Washington.
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, 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 […]
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!
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 […]
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, she […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]