High Holy Days

Four High Holy Day Services including 4 original sermons

Rosh Hashanah Day Tashlich

Yom Kippur Day Yizkor Service & Neilah Service

Two High Holy Day Family Services

Work with Cantorial Soloist to select liturgy

Distribute honors to Board members

Distribute honors to Bar/Bat Mitzvah students of past year


Shabbat Services

One Friday night service per month, October through June

Plan liturgy for each service

Prepare a d’var Torah, sermon, or other activity for each service


Religious School

Advise and support Religious School Director in areas including, but not limited to hiring, curriculum and textbook choice.

Regular attendance at religious school sessions to include scheduled office hours

Teaches confirmation/high school class – once/month

B’nai mitzvah family class(es)


Life Cycle Events

Spiritual leadership, community building and pastoral support to congregants throughout the year

Officiate, as needed, at weddings, funerals, bar/bat mitzvahs (15-20/year; paid by family)

(remuneration is made by the family as arranged privately with the rabbi)

Baby namings – generally held during Shabbat evening services


Additional Events & Tasks

Adult Education – Work in conjunction with the Adult Ed Committee to plan adult education sessions quarterly

Passover Seder – Lead annual second night Seder

Participate in community annual interfaith Thanksgiving service

Attend meetings of the board of trustees which are held approximately 4 times/year

Contribute d’var Torah/parsha message to monthly e-newsletter to congregants

Regular meetings with cantorial soloist to review and expand musical programs

Partner with Temple Administrator to construct annual calendar of all TM religious events and coordinate with the church administrator

Work Remotely: no

Ordained rabbi

Position Start Date: February 1, 2018
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About Temple Micah

Temple Micah is an independent egalitarian congregation in Lawrenceville, NJ serving the Jewish community of Central New Jersey and eastern Pennsylvania since 1969. We provide a warm and comfortable atmosphere where all individuals and their families and friends are welcome and can realize their own connection to Judaism, without financial burden.