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Rabbis are the spiritual leaders of Jewish communities completing the following duties: catering to religious needs of the community, offering counseling to people, encouraging community growth, promoting Jewish identity, acting in the spirit of the Torah, and conducting worship services at the synagogue. Based on our collection of resume samples for Rabbi, main job requirements are extensive knowledge of Jewish theology, public speaking, leadership, networking, people skills, and advisor abilities. Most resumes in the field make display of training at special seminaries, which are open both to men and women (except for Orthodox rabbis).

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Yeshiva Rabbi Samson Raphael Hirsch

Released promotional literature about school, including semi-monthly school wide newsletter

  • Developed PR strategies, campaigns, and initiatives to improve public and parent perception of school, including mass mailing campaign and library book donation opportunity
  • Designed, wrote, and produced presentations, articles, 'in-house' journals, reports, publicity brochures, and promotional videos
  • Trimmed cost of communications budget by 10%
  • Successfully fundraised to exceed projected donation amount
  • Produced annual report on teacher efficacy, student attendance, and enrollment rates
  • Authored and distributed internal communications to inform employees of school activities
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BA
English Literature And Associate
MS
Adolescent Education
2

Administrator/rabbi

I oversaw all religious, education, cantorial and fund-raising and development of the synagogue.

  • Significantly increased revenues and decreased expenses through fund-raising efforts and streamlining procedures.
  • Highly successful in promoting programs of the synagogue through the media and outreach efforts to organizations with allied goals.
  • Encouraged and maintained public relations with a wide variety of groups, individuals, organizations and businesses.
  • Available on a 24/7 basis to complete all tasks related to the congregation and the synagogue.
Candidate Info
14
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BA
English And Music
MA
Arts
3

Assistant Rabbi

A large suburban congregation

  • Developed and taught first Adult Bat Mitzvah program of congregation; forty women participated.
  • Established congregational high school department; achieved 90% retention for post-Bar\Bat Mitzvah and post-confirmation students; initiated Eastern Europe-Israel summer trip incentive.
  • Built interfaith bridges as instructor at St. Thomas Episcopal Church and Brown Memorial Presbyterian Church; inaugurated interfaith trialogue program between congregation and local churches.
  • Served as regular panelist on weekly radio program: " Religion Faces Contemporary Issues "
  • Administered community-wide conversion program of Baltimore Board of Rabbis.
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
Pastoral Counseling
Religion
4

Assistant to Rabbi

Supported an extremely busy nationally prominent rabbi in his role as temple rabbi and social activist.

  • Reduced Rabbi's workload by 20% by drafting letters, researching material for sermons and speeches, editing sermons, and coordinating meetings and teleconferences with city, county, state, and national interfaith clergy and activists
  • Scheduled meetings
  • Maintained confidentiality and showed discretion and sensitivity in highly personal matters
  • Prepared marriage certificates and filed same with the County
  • Prepared expense reports
  • Coordinated travel.
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BA
Speech And Theater
5

Chief Conservative Rabbi

Demonstrated various bimah duties, coordinated aliyot and contributed to Life Cycle ceremonies.

  • Wrote and transcribed the "From the Rabbi's Desk" for the weekly Shabbat newsletter and monthly "Shomer" article.
  • Developed new curriculum for adult education program.
  • Recognized for excellent teaching and coaching skills in Bar/Bat Mitzvah training.
Candidate Info
55
years in
workforce
10
years
at this job
BA
Bachelor of Arts
Technology
6

Visiting Rabbi

Provided rabbinic, educational, pastoral and consultative services at small Reconstructionist synagogue during monthly 5-day visits and between visits by phone, email and Skype. Worked collaboratively with board members, synagogue administrator and secretary.

  • Helped community overcome internal divisions following contentious termination of full-time rabbi.
  • Facilitated four-session adult education program on Israel from historical, religious, artistic, and socio-political perspectives.
  • Guided board of directors on evaluation of education director, execution of rabbinic search, and treatment of visiting messianic Jews.
Candidate Info
28
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BA
Judaic Studies With Honors
MA
Jewish Communal Service
MA
Geriatric Chaplaincy
7

Senior Rabbi, Congregation Beth Yam, Hilton Head, SC

Spiritual leader at congregation of 270 families.

  • Supervised all youth education.
  • Created and facilitated Adult Academy, multi-session courses and individual lectures.
  • Leadership in fundraising and plan development for $2 million building expansion.
  • Provided all pastoral care.
Candidate Info
22
years in
workforce
7
years
at this job
BA
Philosophy
MA
Hebrew Letters
8

Executive Assistant/ Event Coordinator to Senior Rabbi

  • Managed Rabbi's calendar and correspondence. Interacted with congregants, administrators, lay leaders and Temple Board.
  • Wrote and proofread articles for Temple newsletter, flyers and publicity materials.
  • Coordinated all life cycle events and ceremonies with congregation.
  • Managed two annual musical concerts resulting in quadrupled attendance and a first-time profit.
  • Produced and disseminated publicity materials and secured feature article in The Jewish Week.
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
AA
Interior Design
BS
Communication-public Relations
Msw
9

Associate Rabbi

Congregation of 2,000+ members servicing the D FW metroplex for over 20 years

  • Developed, led, and managed community outreach program to serve the needs of the local community
  • Developed and delivered Biblical Teachings to the Wider Congregation on a regular basis
  • Led the Youth / College / Singles programs and events
  • Coordinated, managed and trained alliance teams and trips to Israel
Candidate Info
16
years in
workforce
10
years
at this job
HS
Theology
Electrical Engineering
Real Estate
10

Rabbi

Worked in Jewish outreach and adult education.

  • Counseled and mentored individuals from many different backgrounds.
  • Delivered daily classes on advanced Talmud topics to congregants.
  • Wrote and published the synagogue's weekly publication.
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
8
years
at this job

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