We are looking for a versatile, inspirational leader to guide a small congregation. Adaptability is essential, as you will be serving the varied religious, spiritual, educational, and emotional needs of the congregation, and acting as a liaison to the larger community. This is an opportunity to foster a congregation that will develop along with you.
Lead regular religious services, including all holidays • Provide ongoing educational programs for all ages •Mentor and counsel conversion candidates • Design and implement holiday and educational programming for the congregation • Serve as an active member of the Pensacola Jewish Community • Work with Jewish agencies to promote Judaism in the Northwest Florida Panhandle
Officiate at Smachot, (weddings, Brit Milah, B’nai mitzvah), funerals, etc.,. Provide bikkur cholim, shiva, and bereavement support for community members
Encourage a sense of community within the congregation • Develop innovative ideas for community events, including Tikkun Olam • Write a bi-weekly column for the newsletter • Foster respectful relationships with other local religious organizations.
Maintain regular office hours.
Located in Florida's panhandle, Pensacola is surrounded by 50 plus miles of coastline which includes the emerald green Gulf of Mexico.
This makes Pensacola the perfect combination of a relaxed beach town and bustling metropolitan center.
Rabbinical ordination from an accredited Conservative program/seminary. Congregational experience is a plus, but recent graduates with relevant skills will be considered — we are looking for a leader who will grow with us • Comprehensive Jewish spiritual and cultural knowledge • High personal, ethical and professional standards • Excellent verbal and written communications skills • Outstanding leadership and interpersonal skills • Strong background in education • Adaptability and Stress management • Computer proficiency (social media skills are a plus)
We are committed to supporting our permanent rabbi with a benefits package specific to the needs of the selected candidate.
5040 Oneida Trail
Milton, Fl 32583
About B’nai Israel Synagogue
A warm and welcoming 50+ member mature conservative congregation in existence since 1899.
We are looking for spiritual leadership.