RABBI MARCI BLOCH
Rabbi Marci R. Bloch is proud to have joined the Temple Beth Orr community in July of 2017. Prior to coming to TBO, Rabbi Bloch served as the Associate Rabbi of Congregation B’nai Israel in Boca Raton for the past twelve years. At B’nai Israel, she was involved in all aspects of congregational life. Her gifts are many, but she particularly enjoys pastoral care, Jewish healing, and creative ritual. She has great passion for family education, life-long learning, and working with youth and young adults. She also served as the Assistant Rabbi at Indianapolis Hebrew Congregation in Indiana for two years after her ordination from Hebrew Union College Jewish Institute of Religion, New York, in 2003. Rabbi Bloch has served as a board member for Hillel of Broward and Palm Beach counties. Her innovative programs have been published in Reform Judaism Magazine as well as the URJ Outreach Manual. Rabbi Bloch’s Good Night Shabbat, Mommy Minyan, and Young Adult programs have earned her national recognition as a three-time URJ Belin Award recipient. In addition, she has won the URJ Incubator Grant. Rabbi Bloch has also been invited to present at a number of URJ Biennials on both a national and regional level. Rabbi Bloch is originally from West Bloomfield, MI. In her leisure time, she enjoys movies, traveling, exercising and Broadway musicals. More than anything, she loves spending time with family. She looks forward to sharing her passion and love for Judaism with you.
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