Index to Maine Rabbis and Cantors by Congregation

Rabbi and Cantor Alphabetic Index below

SynagogueClergy Known Years
Adas Yoshuron Synagogue rabbi R (first name not listed) Ulman
        Rabbi Amita Jarmon
        Rabbi Natan Margalit
        Cantor Hugo David Weisgall
Beth Abraham Synagogue (Bangor) Rabbi Harry / Henry J Isaacs 1961-
 
Beth El (Bangor) Rabbi David Sandmel 1987 - 1988
        Rabbi Perry Shoshanna 1988 - 1994
        Rabbi Miller Lauren 1994 - 2005
        Rabbi Darah Lerner 2005 - 2012 (to date)
Beth HaKnesseth Anshe Sfaard Rabbi Mendel Lewittes
 
        Rabbi Abraham Miller
        Rabbi Morris Bekritsky 1948 - 1957
Beth Israel Congregation (Bath) Rabbi Charles Arik
        Rabbi Charles Arik 1922-1924
        Rabbi Shoshana Perry 1988
 
Beth Israel Synagogue (Waterville) Cantor Marlow Deborah - todate (2012)
        Rabbi Harry / Hyman Shenson 1905 - 1914
        Rev Harris Abraham 1921 - 1953
        [FirstName Not Known] Steinberg 1958c - early 1960s
        Lay Cantor Labov Jay 1981 - 1983
 
        Rabbi Raymond Krinsky 1981 - 2006
        Rabbi Isaacs Rachel to date (2012)
Beth Jacob Rabbi David Berent
Chaore Tildos Itzchok Anshe Sfard founder Harry (Chaim) Goodman
Congregation Adas Israel Rabbi Chaim Noson / Chaim Natan / Shohet
 
        Rabbi Moses / Moshe Shohet
        Rabbi Chaim Noson / Chaim Natan / Shohet 1917-1922
Congregation Bet Ha’am Rabbi Alice Dubinsky - 2005 +
        Rabbi David Sandmel 1985-1990
        Rabbi William Berkowitz 1990 -1994
 
        Rabbi Cohen Paul 1994-2000
        Rabbi Alice Goldfinger 2000-2009
        Rabbi Sam Seicol 2010-2011
        Rabbi Saks Jarek 2010-2012 (to date)
        Rabbi Jared Saks 2011 - 2012
 
Congregation Sharith Israel Rabbi A Sharshafsky 1885 - 1897
        Rabbi Hyman H Lasker 1890 - 1895
        Rabbi Lazarus Druker 1897
Etz Chaim Synagogue Rabbi Moses / Moshe Shohet 1922-1930
        Rabbi Phineas Israeli 1924-1928
 
        Rabbi Abraham Miller 1930-1935
        Rabbi Mendel Lewittes 1936-1942
        Rabbi Aaron Greenbaum 1942-1947 (?)
        Rabbi Morris Bekritsky 1948 - 1972
        Harry Judelsohn 1964-1982
 
        Maurice Rubinoff 1982-1977
        Gary Berenson 1989 - 2012 (to date)
        Rabbi Harry Sky 2003 - 2012 (to date)
Shaarey Tphiloh Rabbi Yoffie Chaim
        Rabbi Simcha Green
 
        Rabbi Steven Dworken 0
        Rabbi Morris Bekritsky 1948 - 1972
        Rabbi Akiva Herzfeld to date (2012)
Temple Beth El Rabbi David Fairman
        Rabbi [FirstNameNotKnown] Zadanowitz
 
        Rabbi Lipof Emily 1988c - 1989c
        Rabbi Aaron Zelig David 1990c - 1996
        Rabbi Susan Bulba Carvutto 1997- July 2013
        Rabbi Erica Asch 2013 July - to date (Dec 2013)
Temple Beth El (Portland) Rabbi Ephraim I Bennett 1948 - 1953
 
        Cantor Alfred G (Al) Goldman 1949 - 1950
        Cantor Ralph Sternberg 1950 - 1951
        Cantor Ralph Sternberg 1950-1951
        Cantor Kurt Messerschmidt 1951 - 1985
        Rabbi Mordecai S Chertoff 1953 - 1955
 
        Rabbi Grossman Lewis 1955- 1959
        Rabbi Leiman Raymond 1959 - 1961
        Rabbi Harry Sky 1961 - 1989
        Cantor Hayman Toby 1985 - 1988
        Cantor David Sternberg 1988 - 1989
 
        Rabbi Frisch Seth 1989 - 1993
        Paul Aranson 1989 - 1999
        Stanley Elowitch 1989 - 1999
        Rabbi Harry Sky 1993- 1995
        Rabbi Carolyn Braun 1994 - 2012 (to date)
 
        Rabbi Harry Sky 1994 - 2012 (to date)
        Cantor Ruth L Ross 2000 - 2002
        Lay Cantor Goldberg Dov 2003 - 2012 (to date)
        Cantor Ruth L Ross 2005
        Cantor Ruth L Ross 2006
 
        Dov Goldberg 2008
        Dov Goldberg 2010 - 2013
Temple Israel (Old Town) Participant in Temple Israel Dedication Milton H Elefant 1955
        Rabbi Milton H Elefant 1955
        Rabbi Abraham H Freedman 1955
 
        Rabbi Juda Moses 1955
Temple Israel (Rumford) Rabbi Langer Sameul 1932
Vaad Hoir Rabbi Aaron Greenbaum 1942 Aug
        Rabbi Mendel Lewittes 1942 Jan


Documenting Maine Jewry : Rabbi and Cantor Index

Name of ClergyCongregation Known Years
Rev Harris Abraham Beth Israel Synagogue (Waterville) 1921 - 1953
Lay Cantor Paul Aranson Temple Beth El (Portland) 1989 - 1999
Rabbi Charles Arik Beth Israel Congregation (Bath) 1922-1924
        Beth Israel Congregation (Bath)
rabbi Erica Asch Temple Beth El 2013 July - to date (Dec 2013)
 
Rabbi Morris Bekritsky Beth HaKnesseth Anshe Sfaard 1948 - 1957
        Etz Chaim Synagogue 1948 - 1972
        Shaarey Tphiloh 1948 - 1972
Rabbi Ephraim I Bennett Temple Beth El (Portland) 1948 - 1953
Lay Ba'al Tephiloh Gary Berenson Etz Chaim Synagogue 1989 - 2012 (to date)
 
Rabbi David Berent Beth Jacob
Rabbi William Berkowitz Congregation Bet Ha’am 1990 -1994
Rabbi Carolyn Braun Temple Beth El (Portland) 1994 - 2012 (to date)
rabbi Susan Bulba Carvutto Temple Beth El 1997- July 2013
Rabbi Yoffie Chaim Shaarey Tphiloh
 
Rabbi Mordecai S Chertoff Temple Beth El (Portland) 1953 - 1955
Visiting Rabbi Aaron Zelig David Temple Beth El 1990c - 1996
Cantor Marlow Deborah Beth Israel Synagogue (Waterville) - todate (2012)
Lay Cantor Goldberg Dov Temple Beth El (Portland) 2003 - 2012 (to date)
Rabbi Lazarus Druker Congregation Sharith Israel 1897
 
Rabbi Alice Dubinsky Congregation Bet Ha’am - 2005 +
Rabbi Steven Dworken Shaarey Tphiloh 0
Participant in Temple Israel Dedication Milton H Elefant Temple Israel (Old Town) 1955
        Temple Israel (Old Town) 1955
Lay Cantor Stanley Elowitch Temple Beth El (Portland) 1989 - 1999
 
student Rabbi Lipof Emily Temple Beth El 1988c - 1989c
Rabbi David Fairman Temple Beth El
Participant in Temple Israel Dedication Abraham H Freedman Temple Israel (Old Town) 1955
Religious Affaris Dov Goldberg Temple Beth El (Portland) 2008
        Temple Beth El (Portland) 2010 - 2013
 
Rabbi Alice Goldfinger Congregation Bet Ha’am 2000-2009
Cantor Alfred G (Al) Goldman Temple Beth El (Portland) 1949 - 1950
founder Harry (Chaim) Goodman Chaore Tildos Itzchok Anshe Sfard
Rabbi Simcha Green Shaarey Tphiloh
Rabbi Aaron Greenbaum Vaad Hoir 1942 Aug
 
        Etz Chaim Synagogue 1942-1947 (?)
Rabbi Akiva Herzfeld Shaarey Tphiloh to date (2012)
Rabbi Harry / Henry J Isaacs Beth Abraham Synagogue (Bangor) 1961-
Rabbi Phineas Israeli Etz Chaim Synagogue 1924-1928
Rabbi Saks Jarek Congregation Bet Ha’am 2010-2012 (to date)
 
Rabbi Amita Jarmon Adas Yoshuron Synagogue
Lay Cantor Labov Jay Beth Israel Synagogue (Waterville) 1981 - 1983
Lay Ba'al Tephiloh Harry Judelsohn Etz Chaim Synagogue 1964-1982
Rabbi Raymond Krinsky Beth Israel Synagogue (Waterville) 1981 - 2006
Rabbi Hyman H Lasker Congregation Sharith Israel 1890 - 1895
 
Rabbi Miller Lauren Beth El (Bangor) 1994 - 2005
Rabbi Emeritus Darah Lerner Beth El (Bangor) 2005 - 2012 (to date)
Rabbi Grossman Lewis Temple Beth El (Portland) 1955- 1959
Rabbi Mendel Lewittes Vaad Hoir 1942 Jan
        Beth HaKnesseth Anshe Sfaard
 
        Etz Chaim Synagogue 1936-1942
visiting Rabbi Natan Margalit Adas Yoshuron Synagogue
Cantor Kurt Messerschmidt Temple Beth El (Portland) 1951 - 1985
Rabbi Abraham Miller Etz Chaim Synagogue 1930-1935
        Beth HaKnesseth Anshe Sfaard
 
Participant in Temple Israel Dedication Juda Moses Temple Israel (Old Town) 1955
Rabbi Cohen Paul Congregation Bet Ha’am 1994-2000
Student Rabbi Shoshana Perry Beth Israel Congregation (Bath) 1988
Rabbi Isaacs Rachel Beth Israel Synagogue (Waterville) to date (2012)
Rabbi Leiman Raymond Temple Beth El (Portland) 1959 - 1961
 
Cantor Ruth L Ross Temple Beth El (Portland) 2006
        Temple Beth El (Portland) 2000 - 2002
        Temple Beth El (Portland) 2005
Lay Ba'al Tephiloh Maurice Rubinoff Etz Chaim Synagogue 1982-1977
Rabbi Jared Saks Congregation Bet Ha’am 2011 - 2012
 
Rabbi Langer Sameul Temple Israel (Rumford) 1932
Rabbi David Sandmel Congregation Bet Ha’am 1985-1990
        Beth El (Bangor) 1987 - 1988
Rabbi Sam Seicol Congregation Bet Ha’am 2010-2011
Rabbi Frisch Seth Temple Beth El (Portland) 1989 - 1993
 
Rabbi A Sharshafsky Congregation Sharith Israel 1885 - 1897
Rabbi Harry / Hyman Shenson Beth Israel Synagogue (Waterville) 1905 - 1914
Rabbi Chaim Noson / Chaim Natan / Shohet Congregation Adas Israel
        Congregation Adas Israel 1917-1922
        Etz Chaim Synagogue 1922-1930
 
        Congregation Adas Israel
Rabbi Perry Shoshanna Beth El (Bangor) 1988 - 1994
Rabbi Harry Sky Temple Beth El (Portland) 1961 - 1989
        Temple Beth El (Portland) 1994 - 2012 (to date)
        Temple Beth El (Portland) 1993- 1995
 
        Etz Chaim Synagogue 2003 - 2012 (to date)
Rabbi [FirstName Not Known] Steinberg Beth Israel Synagogue (Waterville) 1958c - early 1960s
Cantor David Sternberg Temple Beth El (Portland) 1988 - 1989
        Temple Beth El (Portland) 1950 - 1951
        Temple Beth El (Portland) 1950-1951
 
Cantor Hayman Toby Temple Beth El (Portland) 1985 - 1988
rabbi R (first name not listed) Ulman Adas Yoshuron Synagogue
Cantor Hugo David Weisgall Adas Yoshuron Synagogue
Hebrew School teacher and Rabbi [FirstNameNotKnown] Zadanowitz Temple Beth El

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