Student Rabbi Samantha Shabman
Samantha Shabman starts her year as our
student rabbi by leading us in High Holy Days services at North
Fork Reform Synagogue (NFRS).
Although Samantha is still a student at Hebrew Union
College, she already has
vast experience as a spiritual leader.
She received a B.A. from George
Elliott School of International Affairs
in May 2011. While attending George Washington
University Samantha is
honored to have received the New
Her experience includes Religious School Teacher
at Temple Micah, Washington,
DC as well as leading High Holiday Family Services at Congregation Ohev Shalom,
Harrisburgh, PA in September 2012. Last summer she served
as the Jewish Educator at PassportNYC, an overnight teen camp at the 92nd Street
Y. Samantha is presently the Youth Advisor at the Westchester
Scarsdale, NY. She will spend the summer of 2013 taking
a course in Clinical Pastoral Care at the Maine
in Portland, ME.
Samantha has participated in many
Leadership Activities including the HUC Class Representative August 2012 to
present, World Union for Progressive Judaism Pesach Project and Parallel Lives
Israeli Exchange Program August 2011-May 2012 to name a few.
Rabbi Samantha expects to receive her
Masters degree from HUC in 2015 and her Rabbinic Ordination in 2016.
We heartily welcome Samantha and look forward to her spiritual leadership during the