Index to Greater Portland Rabbis and Cantors

Name of ClergyCongregation Known Years
student at Uri Auerbach Levey Day School 1955
Rabbi Morris Bekritsky Shaarey Tphiloh 1948 - 1972
        Etz Chaim Synagogue 1948 - 1972
        Beth HaKnesseth Anshe Sfaard 1948 - 1957
        Levey Day School 1955
 
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
        Etz Chaim Synagogue 1982-1977
        Portland Hebrew Day School 1957
 
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
Hebrew school teacher Harry Simansky Hebrew School 1946
 
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 1951
        Shaarey Tphiloh 1950s - 1960s
        Shaarey Tphiloh 1951

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