Herzl Ner Tamid (HNT), a conservative congregation in the Seattle suburb of Mercer Island, is seeking a part-time interim assistant rabbi to support the interim senior rabbi for an 8-month period beginning right after the High Holidays in 2019 through the end of June 2020.

The assistant rabbi will be an integral part of the HNT clergy team.

Responsibilities include:

Share responsibilities for leading services and giving Divrei Torah on Shabbat and holidays with the senior rabbi.

Sharing the load for lifecycle events including brises/baby naming’s, working with Bnai Mitzvah kids, weddings, pastoral visits, funerals, unveilings.

Provide coverage for the senior rabbi when he is away.

Participate in community events

Other responsibilities as assigned

Work Remotely: no

Candidates must have semicha from a recognized rabbinical seminary; membership in the Rabbinical Assembly is preferred but not mandatory.

Position Start Date: October 28, 2019
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About Herzl-Ner Tamid Conservative Congregation

Our synagogue is home to Jews from every path without regard to age, gender, or family configuration. We take pride in our traditional religious services whose modern adaptations allow for a complete and inclusive experience for all who attend. In addition, our congregation’s outlook on the world is nothing short of progressive, as we are firmly dedicated to the ideals of social justice, equality, and a strong support for Israel.

Our purpose is one of connection. We connect Jews to Judaism, Jews to each other, Jews to the world. Every age group is provided opportunities for these connections, from the youngest of children to the wisest of adults. Every family is granted the possibility for involvement, whether they be families with or without children, traditional or nontraditional. Our congregation is our home.