Shira Joseph

Rabbi
Congregation Shaaray Shalom
Participates in 3 items
Rabbi Shira H. Joseph currently serves as the spiritual leader of Congregation Sha'aray Shalom, Hingham, MA, a position she has held since 2003.  Rabbi Joseph served as the President of the Hingham-Hull Religious Leaders in 2009. From 1994-2003, Rabbi Joseph served as Associate Rabbi at Shir Ami, Newtown, PA. 
Rabbi Joseph is the founder of S.I.M.C.H.A., a Jewish special needs organization which continues to serve children with special needs in the Greater Philadelphia area.  She was a consultant on the UAHC publication, AL PI DARCO, a resource booklet for Jewish children becoming Bar or Bat Mitzvah.  She is currently the co-chair of the CCAR Committee on Disability Awareness and Inclusion and a member of the URJ Ruderman Initiative.
Rabbi Joseph was ordained by Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion (HUC-JIR) in June, 1995. She received her Masters of Arts in Hebrew Literature from HUC-JIR in May, 1994.  She holds a Master of Arts in Secondary Education from Lehigh University, 1979 with a specialty in special needs.  Rabbi Joseph also holds a teaching degree in English and is a Reading Specialist.  She and her husband Saul have just celebrated their 39th anniversary.  They are the proud parents of three daughters and a son-in-law, Shayna, 35, Samantha, 34, and Lauren, 31 along with her husband of two years, Roi Edelstein and a beautiful one year old grandson, Matan.

Sessions in which Shira Joseph participates

Tuesday 21 March, 2017

Time Zone: EDT/(GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
8:15 AM
8:15 AM

Loews Atlanta Hotel - Mercer Ballroom

Worship

Shira Joseph, Congregation Shaaray Shalom (Participant)

Matan Koch (Participant)

Ben Spratt, Congregation Rodeph Sholom (Participant)

Edythe Mencher, Union for Reform Judaism (Participant)

Rebecca Dubowe, Moses Montefiore Temple (Participant)

Faryn Kates Rudnick, Temple Beth-El, Northbrook, IL (Participant)

12:00 PM
12:00 PM
Committee on Disability [New Location] 1 hour, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Loews Atlanta Hotel - Ellington Ballroom - Salon F

Meeting

Shira Joseph, Congregation Shaaray Shalom (Participant)

2:30 PM
2:30 PM
Building Isaiah's Vision 1 hour 30 minutes, 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM

Loews Atlanta Hotel - Inman

Workshop

Rebecca Dubowe, Moses Montefiore Temple (Participant)

Shira Joseph, Congregation Shaaray Shalom (Participant)

Faryn Kates Rudnick, Temple Beth-El, Northbrook, IL (Participant)

Matan Koch (Participant)

Ben Spratt, Congregation Rodeph Sholom (Participant)

Edythe Mencher, Union for Reform Judaism (Participant)