Dr. Alyssa Cady

Return to Clergy DR. ALYSSA CADY – Director of Center for Interfaith Dialogue Dr. Alyssa M. Cady is a scholar of Mediterranean religions in the Late Roman and Late Antique periods focusing on material culture, literature, and intellectual history. Her interests range widely and include monastic book production in Roman Egypt, patronesses of the early …

Rabbi Sarah H. Reines

Return to Clergy SARAH H. REINES – Associate Rabbi Rabbi Sarah H. Reines grew up at Temple Emanu-El, where her family are long-time members and both of her parents were on the faculty of the religious school. She attended Hebrew school, celebrated her bat mitzvah, and sang in the religious school choir at the temple. …

Meet Our New Rabbinical Intern Emma Dubin

By Erica Slutsky | Communications Manager Tell us a bit about your background, education, and training. What led to you Temple Emanu-El? I’m a rising third-year rabbinical student at HUC-JIR (Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion) New York. In between undergrad and rabbinical school, I worked in development for the Central Conference of American Rabbis, …

Sara Anderson

Return to Clergy SARA ANDERSON – Assistant Cantor Cantor Sara Anderson is a proud alumna and ordinee of the Debbie Friedman School of Sacred Music at Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion. Raised in Los Angeles, California, she fostered a deep connection to Jewish music through her lifelong involvement at her family’s synagogue, Stephen Wise …

Cantor Lori Corrsin

Return to Clergy LORI CORRSIN – Cantor Emerita Cantor Lori Corrsin became cantor and music director of Temple Emanu-El in 2004 and cantor emerita in 2015. Born in Detroit, she received a bachelor’s in music from the University of Michigan, a master’s in sacred music from Hebrew Union College–Jewish Institute of Religion and became invested …

Dr. David M. Posner, z”l

Return to Clergy Statement from Senior Rabbi Joshua M. Davidson and Temple President Harris Diamond With profound sorrow, Congregation Emanu-El of the City of New York mourns the death of our beloved Senior Rabbi Emeritus, Dr. David M. Posner, ז”ל, who served the temple with extraordinary love and matchless devotion over four decades. His long …

Dr. Ronald B. Sobel

Return to Clergy DR. RONALD B. SOBEL – Senior Rabbi Emeritus Immediately following his ordination from the Hebrew Union College in 1962, Ronald B. Sobel, Ph.D., came to New York City to serve as the assistant rabbi at Temple Emanu-El. Initially expecting to be with the congregation for a maximum of three years, Rabbi Sobel …

Rabbi Sara Y. Sapadin

Return to Clergy SARA Y. SAPADIN – Associate Rabbi Rabbi Sara Sapadin insists she never met a text study she didn’t love or a song she wouldn’t sing. She was ordained as a rabbi from Hebrew Union College — Jewish Institute of Religion (HUC-JIR) in 2007, where she earned marks of distinction in Bible, liturgy …

Rabbi Andy J. Kahn

Return to Clergy Rabbi Kahn’s Instagram page Email Rabbi Kahn ANDY J. KAHN – Associate Rabbi Rabbi Andrue (Andy) Kahn grew up in Tacoma, Washington and has lived in New York since 2009. Recently he served as the rabbinic intern at East End Temple in Gramercy where he organized social justice work and young professional …

Cantor Mo Glazman

Return to Clergy Cantor Glazman’s Facebook page. MO GLAZMAN – Senior Cantor Acclaimed by New York Jewish Life as a “wonderful tenor and star attraction,” Cantor Glazman has appeared in concerts throughout Europe, Israel and North America. He was a tenor soloist for Handel’s Israel in Egypt with the Westchester Chorale and Orchestra, and a …

Rabbi Amy B. Ehrlich

Return to Clergy AMY B. EHRLICH – Rabbi Rabbi Amy Ehrlich has been part of Temple Emanu-El’s clergy for nearly 30 years. In celebration of her 26th anniversary, the congregation donated $25,000 to build a school in Chivaquib, Guatemala in her honor. The project was kept secret from Rabbi Ehrlich until it was announced during the …

Rabbi Joshua M. Davidson

Return to Clergy Rabbi Davidson’s Welcome Message, Articles & Videos JOSHUA M. DAVIDSON – Peter and Mary Kalikow Senior Rabbinic Chair Rabbi Joshua M. Davidson began his tenure as Temple Emanu-El’s senior rabbi in 2013. From 2002 through 2013 he served as senior rabbi of Temple Beth El of Northern Westchester in Chappaqua, New York, …