Northern California

Northern California Board of Rabbis

c/o Sinai Memorial Chapel Chevra Kadisha 1501 Divisadero St. P.O. Box 15579 San Francisco, CA 94115
(415) 921-3636 [email protected]
Administrator Lisa Finkelstein (415) 921-3636 [email protected]
Executive director Rabbi Jill Zimmerman [email protected]

Represents 300 rabbis from all streams of Judaism who reside north of San Luis Obispo, through the Santa Cruz mountains, into the Greater San Francisco Bay Area, out into the Reno/Lake Tahoe area and up the coast to the Oregon border.

These rabbis serve Jewish communities throughout Northern California in many ways: in congregations, as chaplains, educators, and leaders of communal organizations. The board provides support to rabbis so they can be of service to the Jewish community.

Members are affiliated with the Reform, Renewal, Reconstructionist, Secular Humanist, Transdenominational, Conservative and Orthodox movements. The board provides opportunities for rabbis to connect with one another, and offers programs for members that are nurturing, educational and visionary.

Striving to be a moral voice on important issues affecting the Jewish community, while realizing that there are many views among our members.

Please be in touch with us through the administrator, Lisa Finkelstein, (415) 921-3636, or the executive director, Rabbi Jill Zimmerman, [email protected]