Need a Rabbi?
At JCP, we know that individuals and families have different rabbinic and spiritual leadership needs. The following people know our community and are available to support you on your Jewish journey. Whether it be pastoral counseling or life cycle support (baby namings, b’nai mitzvah, weddings, funerals, etc), these folks understand the caring needs of our downtown community and are here to help. (please inquire about how each rabbi handles honorariums for officiating at your events – each handles it differently).
Rabbi David Adelson is the spiritual leader of East End Temple on E. 17th St and brings a unique, caring background through his pastoral work, expertise and interest in all phases of Temple life. His personal impact is felt at Shabbat Services, Religious School, Youth and Adult Education programs. He complements the warm person-to-person family atmosphere that is East End Temple. 212.477.6444
Rabbi Jonathan Glass has been the rabbi at Synagogue For the Arts on White Street in Tribeca since 1989. Rabbi Glass was born in Boston and raised in Fairfield, Connecticut. He graduated from Columbia College and then attended the Torah Ohr yeshiva in Jerusalem, which is headed by the famous Rabbi Chaim Pinchas Sheinberg. Three years later, he returned to the U.S. to attend the Mirrer Yeshiva in Flatbush, from which he was ordained. He and his wife Minky have five children. 212-966-7141
Rabbi Matt Carl has served the spiritual and religious needs of the Battery Park Jewish community since 2010, Rabbi Matt Carl embodies the vibrant, joyful, and accessible style of Judaism practiced at Battery Park Synagogue. Rabbi Matt’s interests are varied and diverse, and he enjoys teaching, counseling, and davening with his congregation at all Battery Park Synagogue services, festivals, and special events. In addition to his commitment to the Rabbinate, Rabbi Matt maintains a leadership role in several environmental organizations and enjoys lecturing on a variety of subjects, including the intersection of Judaism and ecology. Rabbi Matt studied Religion and Environmental Geography at Vassar College, and was ordained from the Jewish Theological Seminary in 2008.
Email Rabbi Matt at email@example.com or give him a call at (212) 432-7022!