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Professional History

My Qualifications

Resume: Experience

Resume

CENTRAL SYNAGOGUE 2018-present, New York, NY

2020- present: Cantorial Intern

Lead Friday night services, Saturday Morning Mishkan services, festival services, Shabbat B’yachad for the Nursery School, Tutor B’nei Mitzvah, Teach Hebrew Class for 5th and 6th grade, shiva minyanim, shadow the cantors for lifecycle events.

2018-2020: B’nei Mitzvah Tutor, Religious School Teacher, K-12 Tefilah Leader

NORTH COUNTRY REFORM TEMPLE 2018-2020 Glen Cove, NY

  • Cantorial Intern: Led Kabbalat Shabbat, B’nei Mitzvah services, High Holy Day services for which I prepared the choir, made hospital visits and led occasional life-cycle events.

JEWISH COMMUNITY CENTER MANHATTAN 2019

  • Music Specialist for Camp Settoga day camp, teaching music to children ages 4-12.

JEWISH COMMUNITY CENTER DETROIT 2018

  • Judaics Specialist for JCC day camp, teaching Jewish values to children ages 4-12.

MICHIGAN LEAGUE CATERING     Supervisor 2015- 2017

  • Managed life cycle events on University of Michigan's campus, led a staff of seasoned workers, trained new staff and worked closely with clients to assure events ran smoothly.

TEMPLE BETH EL FLINT 2015/2016

  • 2015: Led Rosh Hashanah Services, including mostly new sacred music repertoire.

  • 2016: Led Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur Services, coordinating with the clergy and musical team to provide a meaningful worship experience.   

BEIT TEFILAH YISRAELI in Tel Aviv, Israel Summer 2015

  • Helped create videos to increase visibility of group online, to encourage larger service attendance.

  • Contacted embassies in Israel to personally invite ambassadors to group's large Sukkot celebration in Tel Aviv.

Temple Israel West Bloomfield

Substitute for the Cantor 2013-2017

  • Received training from the congregation's cantors for leading services in high school, continuing worship-leading throughout college as the role became more professional.

  • Led services such as Kabbalat Shabbat, Shabbat Shacharit, and bar/bat mitzvah services.

Shiva Minyan Leader 2015- 2017

  • Volunteered and led shiva minyanim, going to congregant's homes. Included valuable experience in being present for synagogue families during this initial part of grieving process.

Camp Counselor August 2014

  • Managed the daily operations of recreational facilities which were a part of a summer arts and crafts camp for elementary age children.

  • Organized, led, and promoted interest in recreational activities such as arts, crafts, sports, games, camping, and hobbies.

Volunteer Chaplaincy, New York Presbyterian Columbia Campus

11 week program in which I volunteered my time to learn pastoral skills and visit patients in the heart center waiting for transplants, postpartum mothers, and patients in a general medicine unit.

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