Index to Greater Portland Rabbis and Cantors

Name of ClergyCongregation Known Years
Rabbi Morris Bekritsky Shaarey Tphiloh 1948 - 1972
        Etz Chaim Synagogue 1948 - 1972
        Beth HaKnesseth Anshe Sfaard 1948 - 1957
member Ephraim I Bennett Temple Israel (Portland) 1950
Rabbi Gary Berenson Etz Chaim Synagogue 2012 - 2017 (to date)
 
        Etz Chaim Synagogue 1989 - 2012
Rabbi William Berkowitz Congregation Bet Ha’am 1990 -1994
Rabbi Yoffie Chaim Shaarey Tphiloh
Rabbi Paul Cohen Congregation Bet Ha’am 1994-2000
Rabbi Lazarus Druker Congregation Sharith Israel 1897
 
Rabbi Alice Dubinsky Congregation Bet Ha’am - 2005 +
Rabbi Steven Dworken Shaarey Tphiloh 0
Rabbi David Essrig Shaarey Tphiloh 1955
Rabbi Alice Goldfinger Congregation Bet Ha’am 2000-2009
member of Alfred G (Al) Goldman Young Israel Club 1934
 
        Temple Israel (Portland) 1950
Rabbi Simcha Green Shaarey Tphiloh
Rabbi Aaron Greenbaum Etz Chaim Synagogue 1942-1947 (?)
        Vaad Hoir 1942 Aug
Rabbi Akiva Herzfeld Shaarey Tphiloh 2003 - 2015
 
Rabbi Phineas Israeli Etz Chaim Synagogue 1924-1928
Rabbi Saks Jarek Congregation Bet Ha’am 2010-2017(to date)
Lay Ba'al Tephiloh Harry Judelsohn Etz Chaim Synagogue 1964-1982
Rabbi Hyman H Lasker Congregation Sharith Israel 1890 - 1895
Rabbi Mendel Lewittes Vaad Hoir 1942 Jan
 
        Etz Chaim Synagogue 1936-1942
        Beth HaKnesseth Anshe Sfaard
member of Abraham Miller Young Israel Club 1934
        Etz Chaim Synagogue 1930-1935
        Beth HaKnesseth Anshe Sfaard
 
President Maurice Rubinoff Portland Hebrew Day School 1956
        Portland Hebrew Day School 1957
        Etz Chaim Synagogue 1982-1977
Rabbi Jared Saks Congregation Bet Ha’am 2011 - 2012
Rabbi David Sandmel Congregation Bet Ha’am 1985-1990
 
Rabbi Sam Seicol Congregation Bet Ha’am 2010-2011
Rabbi A Sharshafsky Congregation Sharith Israel 1885 - 1897
Rabbi Chaim Noson / Chaim Natan / Shohet Etz Chaim Synagogue 1917-1922
        Shaarey Tphiloh 1955
        Etz Chaim Synagogue
 
        Etz Chaim Synagogue 1922-1930
        Etz Chaim Synagogue
Rabbi-in-residence Harry Sky Etz Chaim Synagogue 2003 - 2012 (to date)
Rabbi Solomon David Ha-Kohen Sprince Congregation Sharith Israel 1955
member Ralph Sternberg Temple Israel (Portland) 1950
 
rabbi Moshe Wilansky Chabad of Maine 2015
Cantor Samuel Zimelman Shaarey Tphiloh 1957
        Shaarey Tphiloh 1950s - 1960s
        Shaarey Tphiloh 1951
        Shaarey Tphiloh 1951
 

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