We are affiliated with the United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism, the association of Conservative congregations in North America.
Rabbi Rachel Smookler was ordained from HUC-JIR in 1998. She served as Rabbi to a Conservative congregation in Elmira for five years before her husband’s work took the family to Tokyo for seven years. While in Tokyo, Rabbi Smookler served as Interim Rabbifor the Jewish Center there. Her family came to Rochester several years ago, returned to Tokyo again, and moved back to Brighton in January.