Our History – Clergy

Temple Beth-El has been served by distinguished clergy, whose leadership has engaged, consoled and inspired this congregation throughout our 148-year history.

1864 – ?

Rev. Friedman*

1871 – ?

Rev. Goldman

1895 – 1896

Rev. Rozenzweig

1898 – 1900

Rev. Julius Silberfeld

1901 – 1903

Rev. Rosenberg

1904 – 1907

Rev. A. Ableson

1908 – 1909

Rev. Nathan Wolf

1909 – 1914

Rabbi L. J. Goetz

1914 – 1937

Rabbi Maurice Thorner

1934 – 1986

Cantor Abraham Berman

1936 – 1986

Rabbi Samuel A. Berman

1986 – 1989

Rabbi Bruce Block

1989 – 2011

Rabbi Kenneth Brickman

2011 – 2017

Rabbi Debra Hachen

2011 -2012

Cantor Rebecca Joy Fletcher

2017 – 2018 Rabbi Brian Beal (interim)
 2018 – Rabbi Leana Moritt

* The Congregation was known as the Isaac Ephraim Congregation at this time.

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