Overview

Due to an unforeseen circumstance, our small, unaffiliated, Western Pennsylvania congregation is in need of a spiritual leader for the upcoming High Holidays. We are seeking an individual who would be willing to work with our Rabbi to conduct High Holiday services. The successful candidate would be expected to lead services from the Lev Shalem Machzor using traditional High Holiday nigunim. Fluency in Hebrew is a must, in addition to the ability to read Torah. We are a blended Conservative/Reform congregation. We would expect the successful applicant to be familiar with or be prepared to familiarize themselves with the Lev Shalem Machzor. The congregation will reimburse the successful applicant for hotel accommodations and reasonable travel expenses.

Work Remotely: no
Qualifications:

Fluency in Hebrew is a must in addition to the ability to read Torah. Familiarity with the Lev Shalem Machzor.

Position Start Date: September 29, 2024
Salary Range: $5,000-$7,500
Send resumes and cover letter to:

The congregation will reimburse the successful applicant for hotel accommodations and reasonable travel expenses. Interested applicants are asked to forward a resume as well as a sample vocal recording.

Please forward all materials to Julie Katz at jksananes@icloud.com.

About Beth Sholom Congregation

Beth Sholom Congregation, located in Western Pennsylvania, has provided the Jewish community a safe, historic spiritual home to generations of families for over 75 years.

Our mission is to provide open doors and hearts to all, in good times and through hardships. Through religious services, holiday celebrations, Torah study, and lifecycle events, we strive to enrich our lives as Jews in today’s world.

We strive to meet the needs of all Jews who come through our doors, welcoming guests and people of all denominations. We maintain three Jewish cemeteries, house a Jewish Museum that archives our Jewish community’s 135-year history, and operate educational, religious, social, recreational, and other activities to further the cause and objectives of our congregation and traditional Judaism.