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8 Mar 2020

Full-Time Rabbi/cantor

Congregation Shaara Tfille, the Jewish Community Center of Saratoga Springs – Posted by congregatioshaaratfille Anywhere

Job Description

Principal Duties
– Be our Spiritual Leader
– Lead Shabbat and all Holiday Services
– Chant as the Cantor for Shabbat and Holiday Services
– Deliver a D’var Torah and/or lead a Torah discussion at all Services
– Act as the community’s authority on religious issues by overseeing and guiding policies consistent with Conservative Judaism while incorporating the spectrum of our members’ observances
– Officiate in the planning and preparation of life cycle events (b’nei mitzvahs, weddings, funerals, shivas, unveilings and others)
– Support the welfare and spiritual needs of all our members
– Visit the sick, elderly and bereaved
– Provide compassionate counsel and guidance for family or other personal challenges
– Become our Jewish representative in the community
– Participate in various community and Jewish organizations
– Lead and engage in outreach efforts to potential members including interfaith families and unaffiliated Jews
– Have scheduled office hours that may include remotely or in the community as needed – Be available by telephone, email, text, etc.
– Write a monthly column for congregation bulletin – Contribute to congregations’ social media platforms – Attend Board of Directors’ monthly meetings when requested. Submit a written report prior to each meeting – Write occasional article for local newspaper as requested

How to Apply

Please send resume to: Congregation Shaara Tfille, the Jewish Community Center of Saratoga Springs 84 Weibel Avenue Saratoga Springs, New York 12866 or

Job Categories: Rabbinical Services. Job Types: Full-Time. Salaries: 80,000 - 100,000.

Job expires in 240 days.

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