Temple Israel Announces First Female Senior Rabbi

professionalkbRabbi Karen Bodney-Halasz Named Senior Rabbi

After a nine month search process, we are very happy to announce that Rabbi Karen Bodney-Halasz will become Temple Israel’s Senior Rabbi as of July 1, 2016.

Rabbi Bodney-Halasz possesses the attributes and skills that Temple Israel members identified as most desired in the next Senior Rabbi.  She demonstrates a strong commitment to Jewish education, social justice, interfaith collaboration, and outlets for Jewish identity and expression.  We look forward to working with, and supporting her as our next Senior Rabbi at Temple Israel.

The Temple community is very excited about the future of the congregation under the leadership of Rabbi Bodney-Halasz, and we look forward to working with everyone to continue to create a strong Dayton Jewish community.

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