AJR CAA

Academy for Jewish Religion, California - Clergy & Alumni Association





Member:

Position: Director

Rabbi Meredith Cahn came to the rabbinate through a career in public health, looking at health as comprising all aspects of one’s humanity, including spirituality. Rabbi Meredith is the director of J School, the religious school shared by Congregation Ner Shalom and B’nai Israel Jewish Center in Cotati/Petaluma. She also serves as chaplain/rabbi at Kaiser Medical Center and at Spring Lake Village in Santa Rosa. She conducts life cycles, especially weddings (which she loves) throughout the Bay Area and beyond. She has served at Congregation Shomrei Torah in Santa Rosa and the Jewish Home San Francisco as an intern and as rabbi of the North Tahoe Hebrew Congregation.

Specializations

  • Baby Naming Ceremonies
  • Bar/Bat Mitzvah Tutoring
  • Bereavement Counseling
  • Funerals, Memorial Services & Unveilings
  • Hospital Chaplaincy
  • Teaching/Education
  • Visiting the Sick/Bikkur Cholim
  • Weddings
  • Writing/Editing

 

Other Specializations:
Weddings, senior services, bar/bat mitzvah training and ceremonies, funerals, shiva, unveilings.

Thesis Title:
M’SHANEH HABRIOT (THE ONE WHO FORMS DIVERSITY IN CREATION):
Fulfilling A Divine Commandment (2011)

Email: mcahn2@mac.dom

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