Shira Joseph

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: EST/Eastern Time (US & Canada)
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
Committee Group Lunch Meeting