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Before becoming a cantor, Richard did scientific research in biochemistry, using using X-ray crystallography. Rabbi Scott Glass has served as the spiritual leader of Temple Beth-El since 1976. Ari is currently the Executive Director of Cornell Hillel. He immigrated to the United States in 1967 and pursued graduate studies at Princeton. Contact the Temple office for further information.

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The Temple has a Caring Committee, a Hevrah Kadisha and a Mikvah for ritual purification purposes. To keep you informed, our newsletters are emailed monthly and we use a variety of social media to connect with our members. . Celebrating ourselves is positive, celebrating how we are connected in the fabric of American life is positive, fighting anti-Semitism is our survival and becomes an affirmation of not only our survival but also our strength as a multicultural society. At Temple Beth-El, Richard offers adult education classes in prayer-book Hebrew and in chanting the Tanakh. She landed in Ithaca in the summer of 2016.

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Richard Rosenfield is an ordained cantor who served as cantor, educator, and spiritual leader of Temple Beth-El in Geneva, New York, from 1995 to 2010. We want you to become involved! Lauren Goldberg is thrilled to join Hillel at Ithaca College this summer as Executive Director! Marjorie Hoffman settled in Ithaca in 1991 with her husband and two little girls. Once a month, there is an early Family-Friendly Shabbat service and dinner. He has studied philosophy and Jewish studies at graduate schools in New York and Jerusalem and received his B. Creating spaces for dynamic and enriching Jewish communal experiences is Lauren's great joy. The Temple Youth Program provides a variety of activities and is affiliated with Kadimah and United Synagogue Youth. Other local Jewish passions include Ithaca College Hillel on whose board he has served for most of his time in Ithaca, and the Orthodox Minyan at Cornell.

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I am proud to be a son of a Holocaust survivor and will dedicate the rest of my life to trying to make this a better world. He is a long time member of Temple Beth-El. He has led multiple initiatives in the Jewish educational, social justice, and innovation ecosystems that engage young adults and connect them to Jewish values, ideas, and community. During his years in Geneva, Richard also served on the Geneva Area Interfaith Council, the Geneva Human Rights Commission, and was a family liason with Habitat for Humanity of Ontario County. Since 2002, Richard and Claire-Lise have also been active Modern Western square dancers. From time to time Richard and Claire-Lise chant Torah or haftarah during the Shabbat and holiday services of both congregations. Sherrie Negrea is a freelance writer and editor who works for Cornell University, Cayuga Medical Center, and local businesses.

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We are members at Temple Beth El and are part of the Orthodox minyan at Cornell. She has lived in Cayuga Heights since 2000 and grew up in Ormond Beach, Florida. After retiring as a cantor, Richard became a square dance caller. His growing up in Egypt in a Jewish home made him aware early on of his identity and developed his attachment to Judaism. Temple Beth-El strives to preserve and enhance our Jewish heritage by providing a wide range of religious, educational, social and community activities that enable people to explore all aspects of Jewish life.

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We have a rich and active Adult Education program, including weekly classes and a series of periodic lectures and mini-courses. She has worked in various non-profit agencies, bringing her passion for social engagement, justice, and community organizing to Hillel. The Rabbi Felix Aber Religious School begins with preschool and runs through high school. Ari is a former Joshua Venture Group fellow for Jewish leaders engaged in social change and social entrepreneurship, and a former Neta Fellow with the American Jewish World Service for rabbis working toward creating a just world. He has served the Rabbinical Assembly in various capacities, both regionally and globally, has been active in interfaith activities in the Ithaca community, and traveled as part of a Beit Din to the Abayudaya community in Uganda.

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