Today is August 21st, 2017 -
Rabbi Andrew Vogel has served Temple Sinai as our rabbi since 2004.
Rabbi Vogel was ordained as a rabbi from Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion in New York in 1998. He has served as the chair of the Boston Area Reform Rabbis (BARR), a member of the board of trustees of Mayyim Hayyim Community Mikveh, a member of CJP’sCommission on Jewish Life and Learning, and is co-chair of the rabbinic cabinet for Boston’s J Street chapter. He is also an active member of the Brookline Clergy Association.
Before coming to Temple Sinai, Rabbi Vogel also served Temple Kol Emeth in Marietta, GA, and then as associate rabbi at Temple Shir Tikva in Wayland, MA. Rabbi Vogel earned a B.A. from Brandeis University, and studied at other institutions of higher learning, including The Hebrew University in Jerusalem and Jewish Theological Seminary in New York. During his student years, Rabbi Vogel was the Family Educator at Central Synagogue in Manhattan and student rabbi at Temple Israel in Laconia, New Hampshire, and held a rabbinic internship at the Center for Leadership and Learning (CLAL). Rabbi Vogel grew up in Cleveland, Ohio, was a regional president of NFTY, the Reform youth movement, attended Reform Jewish summer camps, and lived for one year at Kibbutz Lotan, one of the Reform kibbutzim.