The Mt. Sinai Congregation in Wausau, WI is a URJ affiliated synagogue that serves as the center of Jewish life in North Central Wisconsin. We are seeking a part-time Spiritual Leader to lead the congregation beginning July 1, 2024.

Along with your resume and three professional references, interested applicants should share examples of their congregational and/or community engagement either online or in person. Initial interviews will be conducted over video conference. Final round candidates will be invited to conduct a Shabbat service in Wausau.

About Wausau, WI

At the crossroads of North Central Wisconsin, Wausau is for some the last stop before the north woods. Jews have been prominent members of the community since this area was settled by people of European descent. Traditional industries of lumber, paper and insurance have yielded to healthcare, manufacturing, education (UW-Stevens Point) and recreation. This area has been branded Wisconsin’s Outdoor Basecamp, where you can easily go from your front door to multiple opportunities for nordic and alpine skiing, hiking, all types of biking, paddling our rivers and lakes and then return to enjoy the restaurants, nightlife and cultural opportunities.

Work Remotely: no

Experienced ordained Cantor or Rabbi.


Leads religious services and Torah study. (minimum 2 weekends/month with Torah Study)
Leads High Holidays and Congregational Passover Seder
Works with B’nai Mitzvah students
Pastoral Care
Lifecycle Events

Hebrew Lessons for Grades 5-6
Religious School Participation
Community Engagement
Congregation Building
Monthly written article for Mt Sinai bulletin
Other holidays and festivals

Position Start Date: July 1, 2024
Salary Range: $35,000-$50,000
Send resumes and cover letter to:


About Mount Sinai Congregation

About Mount Sinai Congregation

Mount Sinai is a URJ affiliated synagogue that serves as the center of Jewish life in North Central Wisconsin with a regional congregation. This area includes the communities of Wausau, Marshfield, Stevens Point, Minocqua and points in between. The congregation has been in existence since 1914 and in the current location and building since 1993. Our members include a wide range of observance and backgrounds. We welcome all LGBTQ+ families and interfaith families. We take great pride in the experience ‘The Little Shul That Could’ brings to our members.