We are seeking a part-time Rabbi to serve as our spiritual leader and be the face of the congregation within the wider community.

Tagged as: part time, Pulpit, rabbi, shaliach tzibbur

Type of service are you envisioning: Traditional conservative in which the Rabbi can lead services and read/chant Torah on rotation basis with lay leaders
How do you do Jewish : Traditional Conservative
Why you need a rabbi: Spiritual leader who will conduct life cycle events as needed
Timing Expectations: Regular attendance Shabbat and Festival services - weekday morning minyans whenever possible
Community Description:

Jericho, NY is a lovely community on the North Shore of Long Island and is popular with families for its top-notch schools. Most residents own their own homes and there are a lot of shops, restaurants, and parks.

Work Remotely: no

The candidate must be proficient in reading/chanting Torah and have the knowledge and skill set to participate in all aspects of the traditional weekly, Shabbat and Festival services. Candidates with ordination from Reform, Reconstructionist or online seminaries will not be considered.

  •       serve as shaliach tzibbur, read/chant Torah and chant haftorah/megillot on a rotating basis with our lay leaders
  •       deliver a brief d’var Torah/sermon during Shabbat and Festival services
  •       conduct life-cycle events
  •       actively participate in retaining current and recruiting new members
  •       teach classes and lead/facilitate study groups
  •      regularly visit/phone members who are ill or in need of support
  •      join us for weekday morning minyans whenever possible

The ideal candidate will join us in revitalizing and expanding our congregation and will be flexible in accepting our current ritual practice which includes reciting the full parashah and counting women as part of the minyan.


Position Start Date: Fall 2024

Housing option - Rabbi house across street from synagogue is available

Salary Range: $25,000 - $60,000 (if applicable, housing option will be included as part of compensation package)
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About Jericho Jewish Center

We are a traditional Conservative synagogue looking for a spiritual leader.