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Rabbinic Leadership Initiative IV

The Rabbinic Leadership Initiative began its fourth cohort of North American rabbis in Summer 2010. Click here for more information about the participants

The Rabbinic Leadership Initiative began its fourth cohort of North American rabbis in Summer 2010. Members of the group will be in the program for three years. Click here for details n the program. The rabbinic fellows are listed below.

Joshua Aaronson
Temple Har Shalom
Park City, UT
Ken Chasen
Leo Baeck Temple
Los Angeles, CA
David Cohen
Congregation Sinai
Bayside, WI
Yonatan Cohen
Congregation Beth Israel
Berkeley, CA
Denise Eger
Congregation Kol Ami
W. Hollywood, CA
Michael Feshbach
Temple Shalom
North Potomac, MD
William Gershon
Congregation Shearith Israel
Dallas, TX
Arnold Gluck
Temple Beth-El
Skillman, NJ
Frayda Gonsher Cohen
Oakland Hebrew Day School
Berkeley, CA
Eric Gurvis
Temple Shalom
Newton, MA
Jonathan Hecht
Temple Chaverim
Melville, NY
Sidney Helbraun
Temple Beth-El
Northbrook, IL
Jacob Herber
Congregation Beth Israel
Glendale, WI
Micah Hyman
Congregation Beth Sholom
San Francisco, CA
Yoni Jaffe
Congregation Emanu-El
San Francisco, CA
Debra Newman Kamin
Am Yisrael
Highland Park, IL
David-Seth Kirshner
Temple Emanu-El
Closter, NJ
Chava  Koster
B’nai Israel
Chestnut Ridge, NY
Steven Morgen
Congregation Beth Yeshurun
Houston, TX
Lionel Moses
Shaare Zion Congregation
Hampstead, QC
Dina Najman
Kehilat Orach Eliezer
New York, NY
Laurie Phillips
Congregation Habonim,
New York, NY
Carnie Shalom Rose
B’nai Amoona
St. Louis, MO
Yossi Sapirman
Beth Torah Congregation
Toronto, ON
Amy Small
Congregation Beth Hatikvah
Summit, NJ
Uri Topolosky
Congregation Beth Israel
Metairie, LA
Stewart Vogel
Temple Aliyah
Woodland Hills, CA
Susan Warshaw
Temple Bat Yam
Ocean City, MD
David Weis
Congregation Beth Israel
Northfield, NJ

Below are photographs of their initial sessions at the Institute in July 2010.

Rabbinic Leadership Initiative IV


Aug 6, 2015

Jul 8, 2013

Graduates of RLI have engaged in the highest levels of Jewish study focused on meeting contemporary challenges

Aug 9, 2012

Rabbi Steve Morgen reflects on the three weeks he spent studying at Hartman this summer as a member of the Rabbinic Leadership Initiative

Feb 15, 2012

A Report from One of the Front Lines of the Culture Wars in Israel: RLI IV Rabbi Michael Feshbach writes about Haredi extremism after participating in the RLI winter seminar trip to Bet Shemesh.

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