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2nd Annual Online Retreat for Students and Alumni

Jewish Spiritual Leaders’ Institute (JSLI) and Rabbi Steve Blane continues to make history with its innovative approach to a virtual school. On March 1st it held it’s second online reunion for alumni and students. JSLI classes are all online and alumni hail from North America, Europe, Australia, Israel and Japan making an in-face reunion costly…

By admin March 16, 2020 Off

Sim Shalom Ordains Two Cantors at Spiritual Ordination and Shabbaton Weekend

Rabbi Steven Blane trains Cantors in Conservative liturgy with a pragmatic approach at Jewish Spiritual Leaders’ Institute. Rabbi Steve Blane began Jewish Spiritual Leaders’ Institute as a pragmatic response to the Jewish Rabbinate and to date JSLI has ordained 150+ Rabbis. Rabbi Blane’s background includes being a singer/songwriter and Cantor in several congregations. He brings…

By admin July 16, 2019 Off

Two Alumni Return to JSLI to offer Presentations

This spring two alumni will join members of the Jewish Spiritual Leaders’ Institute 17th class in making a Lunch and Learn presentation. Rabbi Judy Ginsburgh of Louisiana will speak online about her “Jewish Heritage Tour of India.” Ginsburgh, ordained by JSLI in January 2014, is best known for her music and is an accomplished Cantor…

By admin March 17, 2019 Off