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Rabbi Caroline Sim

Rabbi Sim joins Temple Am Echad effective July 1, 2023 as our spiritual leader.  She was previous the Director of Rabbinic Services at the Goldring/Woldenberg Institute of Southern Jewish Life, where she served as the rabbi for congregations without a full-time clergy presence across thirteen states.

Rabbi Sim is committed to fostering and nurturing connections, and expanding Jewish knowledge and understanding.

Rabbi Sim has degrees from Ohio State, University of Cincinnati, and was ordained at HUC-JIR in Cincinnati.


Cantorial Soloist Lauren Simhon

Lauren Simhon lives in Oceanside, New York with her husband and four children.  She has a master’s degree in opera/voice performance from The University of Cincinnati College Conservatory of Music and a master’s degree in speech-language pathology from Saint John’s University. 

Lauren joins us after finishing a maternity leave position as the cantorial soloist for Central Synagogue-Beth Emeth in Rockville Centre and works with students as a speech-language pathologist in The New York City Department of Education.  She has sung as a High Holiday cantorial soloist in Temple Avodah and for Shabbat services in various synagogues.  Lauren has performed in operas, festivals, and concerts throughout the country and in Italy.  

The ability to combine her love of music and Jewish community brings Lauren great joy! She is honored to become a part of the Temple Am Echad family.  

Wed, June 19 2024 13 Sivan 5784