Congregation Agudath Achim/Freehold Jewish Center | Freehold, NJ, United States

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Posted Date 3/21/2024

To Our Future Congregation Agudath Achim/Freehold Jewish Center Rabbi


What we are looking for

Freehold Jewish Center/Congregation Agudath Achim (FJC) is proud to offer a full time Rabbinical position.  The candidate will be responsible for leading the congregation in all aspects of prayer service: daily, Shabbat, all holidays; lein Torah, officiate at lifecycle rituals and provide religious and spiritual guidance.  It is important that our Rabbi has a certificate of Smicha.


Personality and skill set:  The Rabbinical candidate should embrace an enthusiastic approach to imparting knowledge and inspiration to our members, be open minded and creative with strong communication skills, engaging members with warmth and empathy.  Our Rabbi is a leader and a team player, working with the Board of Trustees as a partner in the success of the FJC.


Community: Our Rabbi shall see the value in FJC outreach and service to congregation members as well as the greater Jewish Community to create visibility and growth for the FJC moving forward.


Embracing change:  Our congregation, while centered in tradition, also understands the need for new ways of fostering relationships, building youth-oriented programming, educational opportunities, and cultural connections.  We are open to technology to help generate connections and hope that our Rabbi will be comfortable and creative in leveraging these social modalities into our growth strategy.


Snapshot of FJC

*Our area provides diversity and our proximity to New York City and Philadelphia and the Jersey shore offers cultural destinations, museums, entertainment, institutions of advanced learning, and the best beaches.

*We are within 30 minutes of Lakewood, Highland Park, and Deal, a mecca for Judaism with kosher restaurants and shopping.

*Approximately 87 families, mostly leaning towards conservative/traditional observance


Interested in knowing more?

*Full time compensation range is $80,000-$105,000 with the final amount concurrent with negotiation after the interview process. 

*Housing is provided and is within 1 mile of the shul


*Please send your resume to our Chair/Co-Chairs of Search Committee:

Jeffrey Malkin - Chair                                                                                                                                                                      [email protected]

Final Note

We are a small congregation looking to enhance participation and we are hopeful to grow the membership with great ideas and energy.  If you feel the FJC may be your professional and personal bashert we cannot wait to hear from you!

FJC Search Committee / 2024

[email protected]






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