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Assistant/Associate Rabbi

Posted on December 4, 2023

Peninsula Temple Sholom - Burlingame, CA

Inclusive/Diverse, Reform

Peninsula Temple Sholom is an inclusive Jewish community where everyone can find peace, inspiration, and their own connection to Judaism. We are seeking a warm, relational, and energetic rabbi to join our clergy team. We want someone who will bring their unique voice, talents, and creativity to our congregation. We are a 560-member, URJ-affiliated Reform congregation located in the suburban San Francisco Bay Area. We consider our strong collaboration between professional and lay leadership, our multi-generational membership, our beautiful physical space, and our financially secure position to be core strengths. Our congregation’s location allows us to draw upon the innovative spirit of Silicon Valley, as well as the cultural richness of San Francisco. PTS is known for running excellent youth education and preschool programs, and for creating relationship-centered experiences through meaningful worship, lifelong learning, social justice, and caring community programs. Our ideal candidate: Is committed to our core values of inclusivity, caring & kindness, embracing change, human connection, and commitment to community, Has a passion for Judaism that draws people in to Jewish life, Is warm, relational, and interested in building long-term relationships with our congregants, Is intellectually curious and committed to ongoing growth. Is a person of deep integrity, Will bring their voice as a source of inspiration to our community through worship, lifecycle events, and pastoral care & Will draw on their creativity in all aspects of their role. Areas of responsibility: Pulpit and Lifecycle, Pastoral & Educational. Remuneration: For newly ordained candidates: $115,000 – $130,000, commensurate with experience & For experienced candidates: $130,000 – $150,000, commensurate with experience, Plus, generous benefits. To apply, please send your resume and a statement of interest to [email protected]. Please include the following in your statement of interest: Why are you applying to Peninsula Temple Sholom for this position? Why do you think you would be a good fit for Peninsula Temple Sholom? Website: www.sholom.org.