Rabbi David Finkelstein received his ordination from Hebrew College in June, 2014, and joined the Temple Beth Israel community in August, 2014. Prior to coming to TBI, he served at congregations in Salem and Nantasket. He shares a home with Rabbi Sara Meirowitz and their son, Rafi.
Cantor Ellen Band has served Temple Beth Israel since 2001. She leads High Holyday services, and participates in services on several Shabbat and festival mornings throughout the year. She often chants from the Torah on Shabbat mornings, and occasionally serves as Kol Bo, leading a Shabbat morning service and giving the D’var Torah. Cantor Band served as the Director of Worship and Celebration at Congregation Kehillath Israel, Brookline, MA, from May 2005 until December 2010. In addition to an M.Ed., she holds a certificate in Cantorial Arts from Hebrew College. She is also an active composer, sound artist, and electronic musician.
Morris Hollender (z”l) read Torah and led services at TBI for over 40 years. His legacy continues to guide our community’s spiritual center.