Peter B. Schaktman

Rabbi at Union for Reform Judaism

Location:
633 Third Avenue, New York City, New York, United States
Company:
Union for Reform Judaism
HQ Phone:
(212) 650-4000
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Last Updated 8/21/2017

General Information

Employment History

Rabbi  - Rabbis for Human Rights-North America

Rabbi  - The Awareness Center Inc

President  - Greater New York Council of Reform Synagogues

Director  - Small Congregations

Associate Director  - UAHC Press

Education

Oberlin College

B.A.  - Haverford College

D.D.  - 

Affiliations

Rabbi  - Oberlin College

Rabbi  - Congregation Gemiluth Chassodim

Board Member  - Counseling & Spiritual Care Center of Hawaii

Member  - Central Conference of American Rabbis

Member of the Central Conference  - American Rabbis.

Member  - JACS Council

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Clergy

Rabbi Peter B. Schaktman, D.D.
Rabbi Schaktman received his Rabbinic Ordination from the Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion in 1989. Since that time, the heart of his work has been as a congregational rabbi, where he has found enormous satisfaction learning, teaching, caring for members of the community and creating new approaches to meeting the challenges of synagogue life. As a congregational rabbi, he has served congregations in Houston, Texas; Lake Charles, Louisiana; Livingston Manor, NY; New York City, and Honolulu, Hawai'i. He most recently served as Interim Rabbi of Congregation Gemiluth Chassodim in Alexandria, Louisiana. Rabbi Schaktman also spent nine years working on the staff of the Union for Reform Judaism at their headquarters in Manhattan as a regional and national consultant in program development, synagogue management and the special needs of small congregations. Rabbi Schaktman is a proud graduate of Oberlin College, and is certified in Chemical Dependency and Spiritual Counseling. Prior to becoming a rabbi, he also spent two years living in an Israeli Arab village as a community worker in Arab-Jewish relations as a participant in the Interns for Peace program. In June 2013, Rabbi Schaktman was selected to be a participant in the Alternate Certification for Public School Administrator Program of the state of Hawaii. He completed his residency as a Vice-Principal of the Niu Valley Middle School, a public school on the island of O'ahu, and was provisionally certified as a school administrator in July 2014. He later served as the Vice Principal of King William Lunalilo Elementary School, a Title I school in urban Honolulu.

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Clergy

Rabbi Peter B. Schaktman, D.D.
Rabbi Schaktman Rabbi Schaktman received his Rabbinic Ordination from the Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion in 1989. Since that time, the heart of his work has been as a congregational rabbi, where he has found enormous satisfaction learning, teaching, caring for members of the community and creating new approaches to meeting the challenges of synagogue life. As a congregational rabbi, he has served congregations in Houston, Texas; Lake Charles, Louisiana; Livingston Manor, NY; New York City, and Honolulu, Hawai'i. He most recently served as Interim Rabbi of Congregation Gemiluth Chassodim in Alexandria, Louisiana. Rabbi Schaktman also spent nine years working on the staff of the Union for Reform Judaism at their headquarters in Manhattan as a regional and national consultant in program development, synagogue management and the special needs of small congregations. Rabbi Schaktman is a proud graduate of Oberlin College, and is certified in Chemical Dependency and Spiritual Counseling. Prior to becoming a rabbi, he also spent two years living in an Israeli Arab village as a community worker in Arab-Jewish relations as a participant in the Interns for Peace program. In June 2013, Rabbi Schaktman was selected to be a participant in the Alternate Certification for Public School Administrator Program of the state of Hawaii. He completed his residency as a Vice-Principal of the Niu Valley Middle School, a public school on the island of O'ahu, and was provisionally certified as a school administrator in July 2014. He later served as the Vice Principal of King William Lunalilo Elementary School, a Title I school in urban Honolulu.

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Our Leadership | Temple Emanu-El

Temple Emanu-El Rabbi, Peter B. Schaktman
Rabbi Peter B. Schaktman Rabbi Peter Schaktman came to Honolulu in September 2005 to serve as the Interim Rabbi of Temple Emanu-El in. In July 2006, he became the congregation's permanent Spiritual Leader. Rabbi Schaktman received his Rabbinic Ordination from the New York campus of the Hebrew Union College Jewish Institute of Religion in 1989. Since that time, the heart of his work has been as a congregational rabbi, where he has found enormous satisfaction learning, teaching, caring for members of the community and creating new approaches to meeting the challenges of synagogue life. As a congregational rabbi, he has served congregations in Houston, TX; Lake Charles, LA; Staten Island, NY and Livingston Manor, NY. He also spent nine years working on the staff of the Union for Reform Judaism at their headquarters in Manhattan as a regional and national consultant in program development, synagogue management and the special needs of small congregations. Rabbi Schaktman is a proud graduate of Oberlin College, and is certified in Chemical Dependency and Spiritual Counseling. Prior to becoming a rabbi, he also spent two years living in an Israeli Arab village as a community worker in Arab-Jewish relations. Whether in sacred worship or in a classroom, in committee meetings or youth group events or his pastoral work, the central goal of his rabbinate has been to study, to teach, and to help others find meaning in their lives through the traditions of Judaism. Rabbi@TempleEmanuElHawaii.com (808) 595-7521 ext 202 If you would like to make an appointment with Rabbi Schaktman, please click this link or call the Executive Director at (808) 595-7521: www.google.com/calendar/selfsched

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