Rabbi Dr. Geoffrey J. Haber

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I believe that involvement in Jewish professional associations is important for lighting the passion of the Jewish People in the service of God, Torah and Klal Yisrael, for strengthening the Conservative/Masorti movement and for maintaining oversight of the legitimate practice of the rabbinic profession. Through involvement in professional organizations I develop relationships with rabbis in other the congregations, communal institutions and organizations to enhance Jewish life. In this way, I can further my professional interests and the public interest. A strong supporter of Israel and Zionist activities, my professional involvement includes serving on major national and international bodies working to strengthen Israel and Israel-Diaspora relations. It also includes ecumenical activities and promoting and supporting projects of tzedakah (charity), gemilut hesed (kindness) and social justice. 

Current Associations

Canadian Association for Spiritual Care.

American Association of Pastoral Counselors.

National Association of Jewish Chaplains.

Toronto Board of Rabbis.

Ontario Region of the Rabbinical Assembly.

MERCAZ.

Rabbinical Assembly.

Central Conference of American Rabbis.

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Past Associations

 

Past President, North Jersey Board of Rabbis.

President, North Jersey Board of Rabbis (Vice President, 1997-2001).

Vice President, NJ Region, Rabbinical Assembly.

Trustee, NJ Region, Rabbinical Assembly.

Presidential Board Appointee, Solomon Schechter Day School of Greater Boston.

Board Member, JF&CS Nutrition Advisory Board.

Board Member, UJA Association for the Developmentally Disabled.

Board Member, Solomon Schechter Day School of New Milford, NJ.

National Board, Jewish Committee on Scouting (Canada).

Regional Board, Council of Christians and Jews (Alberta Region).

Founding Chair, Kelvin Grove Clergy Association.

Steering Committee, Northern Valley Clergy Association.

Secretary, Northern Valley Clergy Association.

Advisory Board, The American Rabbi: A Journal of Sermons.

National Council, AIPAC

Member, National UJC Rabbinic Cabinet.

Member, Jewish Chaplaincy Council of Massachusetts.

Member, Council of Conservative/Masorti Synagogues.

Member, Massachusetts Board of Rabbis.

Member, Newton Clergy Association.

Member, New England Rabbinical Assembly.

Member, NJ Coalition for Inclusive Ministries.

Member, Northern Valley Clergy Association.

Member, UJA-NNJ Rabbinic Cabinet.

Member, JTS Chancellor’s Rabbinic Cabinet.

Member, Membership Committee of the Rabbinical Assembly.

Member, UJA Synagogue Leadership Initiative Committee.

Member, City of Englewood Community Relations Interfaith Clergy Council.

Member, Nominations Committee of the Rabbinical Assembly.

Member, Alberta Pastoral Care Association.

Member, Hollywood Park/Peterson Park Clergy Association.

Member, JFS (Middlesex County) Substance Abuse Task Force.

Member, Ethics Commission – Borough of Highland Park.