Congregation B’nai Tikvah – Beth Israel is an egalitarian and non-affiliated congregation.
We are searching for a permanent or interim rabbi. Their duties will include performing the ritual, educational, pastoral, and community duties for a diverse congregation of 123 family units in a suburban South Jersey community about 30 minutes from Philadelphia, 2 hours from New York City, and 3 hours from Washington, DC.
Congregation B’nai Tikvah was established in 1972 in Washington Township, Gloucester County. Congregation Beth Israel was founded in 1928 in Woodbury, NJ. In 2010, the two merged into Congregation B’nai Tikvah-Beth Israel. CBT-BI is home to over 125 families in Gloucester and lower Camden Counties.
We are looking for a rabbi that is:
- Relationship driven
- Sensitive to younger members as well as our aging community
- Comfortable with a diverse congregation
- Willingness to be part of our community
- Knowledgeable not only about Judaism, but also about the real world
- Interactive with the greater community
About Congregation B'nai Tikvah - Beth Israel
We are a vibrant, welcoming, egalitarian Jewish community. The synagogue conducts Shabbat services 52 weeks a year and holiday services for all festivals. The synagogue also provides a religious school program from kindergarten through confirmation as well as adult education classes. We have an active Men’s Club and Sisterhood. CBT-BI is active in the community and participates in interfaith services and dialogue to promote harmonious relationships among people of all faiths and nationalities.