Jewish Educator and Director

The Manhattan Jewish Experience (MJE) seeks a full time Oureach Professional to inspire and help young Jewish professionals grow spiritually and religiously. The ideal candidate should have experience in Orthodox Jewish outreach.

This person should be able to teach Torah classes on a variety of subjects, speak publicly, be a positive role model and able to inspire and cultivate relationships with participants who attend programs to develop their connection to the community and to Torah and religious practice.

Specific Responsibilities
Lead and teach - Shabbat, Holidays, and Weekday classes
Produce Educational materials
Act as Synagogue Gabbai/Synagogue Spiritual Director
Lead Minyan, give Sermon
Assist with Shabbat and Holiday hospitality

Shabbat
Weekly attendance at Shabbat (3/4 weekends a month)
3 Friday night Onegs/year
3 Shalosh Seudot /year
1 Friday night dinner / month
Oversee Shabbat Scholars-in-residence program
Teach afternoon Parsha class 20x per year

Holidays
Rosh Hashana and Yom Kippur
Act as Synagogue Spritual Director (train, schedule, and assure quality of balei tokeah and chazzanim)
Lead 2 breakout sessions
Sukkot - attendance, selling ritual items for Holiday lulav/etrog, lead and run the services and provide hospitality for community
Simchat Torah - lead, teach, ruach
Purim - run Chagigah, Megillah and Seudah
Pesach - oversee the sale of chametz, recruit and Host Seder (either night)
Shavuot - run all-night learning programming
Tisha b’Av - run Eicha/Kinot/Slideshow program

Teaching
Shabbat morning class 2x month
Shabbat afternoon (monthly)
Teach weekly Wednesday nights
Weekly meeting/learning with participants and mentor
Co lead Israel trip
Help run Wednesday night learning program

Recruit
Shabbatons
Retreats
Israel Trip
Annual Dinner

*Couples can apply if both spouses can act as Educators for additional compensation.

Optional fundraising

Application Instructions

Applicants apply directly to Employer.
Please email cover letter and resume to MJE COO, Rabbi Ezra Cohen at [email protected]
[email protected]


Job Summary

Job Location
Manhattan Jewish Experience
131 West 86th Street MJE
New York City , New York 10024
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