By Emily Cobert
This summer I had the privilege to work as the rabbinic intern at Congregation Shearith Israel. I was able to observe the rabbis, practice teaching and deliver sermons.
Prior to coming to Shearith, I’d just returned from a year of study in Israel as part of my training to become a rabbi. My year in Israel was a time of personal growth, learning curves and spiritual development. I made new friends and developed strong relationships with my future colleagues.
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