Responsibilities include:

  • Conduct Shabbat Friday night and Saturday morning service:
  • Know the Siddur (Saturday services)
  • Read Torah
  • Write a drash
  • Facilitate the ritual and observances for the following annual holidays:
  • High Holy Days (know the Machzor)
  • Passover
  • Chanukah
  • Purim
  • Sukkot
  • Simchat Torah
  • Be on the Ritual Committee
  • Periodically attend LCJC social events

Lake Chapala Jewish Congregation (LCJC) is a small, friendly, inclusive, culturally diverse, independent shul. Members may affiliate with the Orthodox, Conservative, Reform, or Reconstructionist movements. We believe in making Judaism available and accessible to all who seek it. We serve the Lakeside community, and our doors are open to everyone, including interfaith and same-sex couples and families. We encourage participation from all who seek a religious, spiritual, or social connection to Jewish life.

Our Siddur and Mahzor follow the Reconstructionist Movement. We do not allow meat or treif in the LCJC kitchen.

Why you need a rabbi: Our Rabbi needed to retire to take care of health issues.
Timing Expectations: ASAP
Work Remotely: no

Rabbi worship leader, Spiritual, Visionary, Teacher, Pastor, Role Model, Fund Raiser

Community Builder.  Part time. 15 hours weekly.


Position Start Date: ASAP

1 week paid vacation

Salary Range: $1500.00 per month paid in pesos (approx. Mex$25,462.73 Pesos)
Send resumes and cover letter to:

Interested in serving our Congregation in Ajijic, Mexico?

Please send a resume and cover letter to: eyelandgirl2@gmail.com

Lake Chapala Jewish Congregation
Santa Margarita #113
Riberas del Pilar
Jalisco, México

About Lake Chapala Jewish Congregation


Small, mainly expat, 25-year-old synagogue in the Lake Chapala area near Guadalajara, Mexico seeks an inspirational, knowledgeable person to lead services 2 times per month plus major Jewish holidays and perform life cycle events as requested.  Spanish is a plus, and English is required.  We are a mixture of all Jewish traditions in the 2ndbest climate in the world.  Contact us at eyelandgirl2@gmail.com