Completed Placements

We wish a hearty mazal tov to the rabbis, soon-to-be rabbis and congregations who have entered into britot with one another during this placement year. May their relationships bear much success and fulfillment, and may they bring many close to God, Torah and Israel.


First Name Last Name  Congregation/Organization  City  S/P Country  Position 
Peter Schaktman Temple Emanu-El Utica NY Solo Rabbi
Brian Beal Temple Beth-El Jersey City NJ Interim Rabbi
Teri Appleby Congregation B’nai Jeshurun Lincoln NE Solo Rabbi
Callie Schulman Temple De Hirsch Sinai Seattle WA Solo Rabbi


Reported to the Placement Office

First Name  Last Name Congregation/Organization City  S/P Country   Position 
Paula Winnig Madison Jewish Federation Madison Wisconsin Executive Director


Congratulations to the following HUC-JIR Students on their new positions:

Mazal tov to the class of 5777/ 2017!



First Name Last Name  Congregation/Organization  City  S/P Country  Position 
Daniel Alter Temple Beth Emeth Ann Harbor MI Rabbi Educator
Allison Cohen Congregation B’nai Israel Boca Raton FL Assistant Rabbi
Michael Cohen US Army Battalion Chaplain
Lindsey Danziger Reform Ohio (RAC) OH Lead Organizer
Sarah DePaolo Congregation Shir Ha Ma’Alot Irvine CA Assistant Rabbi
Jason Fenster Congregation B’nai Jehoshua Beth Elohim Deerfield IL Assistant Rabbi
Joshua Fixler Congregation Emanu El Houston TX Assistant Rabbi
Charles Foster Congregation Beth Israel Houston TX Assistant Rabbi
Benjamin Fried Temple Emanu-El San Diego CA Rabbi Educator
Scott Gellman Temple Sholom Chicago IL Assistant Rabbi
Jeremy Gimbel Beth Israel La Jolla CA Assistant Rabbi
Abram Goodstein Congregation Beth Sholom Anchorage AK Rabbi Educator
Rachel Heaps Temple Jeremiah Northfield IL Assistant Rabbi
Lenette Herzog Temple Beth Shalom New Albany OH Assistant Rabbi
Gidon Isaacs Temple Emanuel Cherry Hill NJ Assistant Rabbi
Sarah Joselow Columbia University Hillel New York NY Senior Jewish Educator
Alex Kress Temple Sinai Roslyn Heights NY Assistant Rabbi
Emily Langowitz Temple Solel Paradise Valley AZ Assistant Rabbi
Max Miller Temple Emanu-El Sandy Springs GA Assistant Rabbi
Rachael Miller Temple Emanu-El Sandy Springs GA Assistant Rabbi
Daniel Moss Temple Israel Westport CT Assistant Rabbi
Stacy Petersohn Congregation Emanu-El Israel Greensburg PA Solo Rabbi
Samuel Pollak The Community Synagogue Port Washington NY Assistant Rabbi
Aaron Sataloff Temple Beth Israel Macon GA Solo Rabbi
Raina Siroty Congregation Gemiluth Chassodim Alexandria LA Solo Rabbi
Simon Stratford Congregation Kol Ami Frederick MD Solo Rabbi
Lisa Vinikoor Beth Israel Congregation Bath ME Part time Solo Rabbi
Todd Zinn Chicago Sinai Congregation Chicago IL Assistant Rabbi