Rabbi Judy Ginsburgh
After many years of study, Judy received her Rabbinic ordination in 2014. She specializes in creating and conducting life cycle events that are personal, meaningful and spiritual. She is available to conduct worship services, Bar/Bat Mitzvah training and services, weddings (including interfaith, multi-cultural and LGBTQ+ marriages), baby namings, funerals, unveilings, and conversion study and ceremonies.
Pastoral care is a large part of Rabbi Judy's work as she visits the sick and comforts family members. She is a certified Prepare-Enrich Facilitator helping couples make the most of their dating, engagements and marriages. She loves to teach and serves as a faculty member for JSLI (Jewish Spiritual Leaders Institute) teaching classes on Jewish views on abortion, adoption and infertility and is a member of the Union of Jewish Universalist Communities (UJUC). Rabbi Judy is also listed as an "Expert" on the new Jewish website My Personal Judaism.
Rabbi Judy currently serves Congregation B'nai Israel in Monroe, LA as their part-time Rabbi. Although Rabbi Judy lives in Louisiana, she is available to travel anywhere or work with you online to meet your needs. She has conducted Shabbat services in Mumbai, Kolkata and Sri Lanka, Havdalah in Jerusalem and officiated at destination weddings in Mexico, New Orleans, Houston, Indiana, California and Florida.