About Us

Our Religious Leaders

 

Rabbi Joshua Ginsberg is a magna cum laude graduate of Loyola University of Chicago.  He was ordained at the Jewish Theological Seminary of American in 2004.  He has been the senior rabbi of two congregations and has been the Assistant Director and campus rabbi of the Hillel at the George Washington University.  Rabbi Ginsberg also takes pride in the fact that for a period of time he was a stay-at-home dad to his two sons, Ranon and Elior, while his wife Jenna Greenberg took a full time position as an assistant hazzan.


Cantor Andrea Raizen has been the Cantor and Director of Education at Beth Abraham since 2007. Since 1989 she has held positions as Education Director, Teacher, B’nai Mitzvah Tutor, Cantor and Ritual Director at several congregations in Southern California and Colorado. She was mentored into the cantorate and was accepted as a member of the Cantors Assembly in 2001. She is also a member of the Jewish Educators Assembly.

Cantor Raizen received her Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, attended the Pardes Institute of Jewish Studies in Jerusalem and earned her Master’s Degree in Jewish Education from the University of Judaism in Los Angeles.