Freehold Jewish Center/ Congregation Agudath Achim (FJC) is proud to offer a full time Rabbinical position. The candidate will be responsible for leading the congregation in all aspects of prayer service: daily, Shabbat, all holidays; lein Torah, officiate at lifecycle rituals and provide religious and spiritual guidance. It is important that our Rabbi has a certificate of Smicha.
Our area offers diversity and our proximity to New York City and Philadelphia and the Jersey shore offer cultural
destinations, museums, and institutions of advanced learning.
The Rabbinical candidate should embrace an enthusiastic approach to imparting knowledge and inspiration to our members, be open minded and creative with strong communication skills, engaging members with warmth and empathy. Our Rabbi should be a leader and a team player, working with the Board of Trustees as a partner in the success of the FJC.
Our Rabbi shall see the value in FJC outreach and service to congregation members as well as the greater Jewish Community to create visibility and growth for the FJC moving forward.Our congregation, while centered in tradition, also understands the need for new ways of fostering relationships, building youth-oriented programming, educational opportunities, and cultural connections. We are open to technology to help generate connections and hope that our Rabbi will be comfortable and creative in leveraging these social modalities into our growth strategy.
If you feel the FJC may be your professional and personal bashert we cannot wait to hear from you!