Rabbinical Leadership

Your CBH Board is pleased to announce that we have hired Student Rabbi Emily Katcher as our Spiritual Leader.
Emily will be leading Shabbat Services, Holiday celebrations and developing educational opportunities for all ages, including families with young children.
If you’d like to welcome Emily personally you can email her at Rabbi@Beth-Hatikvah.org

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Student Rabbi Emily Katcher has been leading and teaching in Jewish communities for over 20 years. She has served as a Cantorial Soloist, a Songleader, an Education Director, a Teacher and as a Student Rabbi. Emily is currently a Rabbinical Student at the Academy for Jewish Religion, Los Angeles, a transdenominational seminary training Rabbis, Cantors and Chaplains to serve diverse modern Jewish communities. Her BA is in Near Eastern Religion from Cal State Long Beach. She lives in West Seattle with her husband Matt and their three children, two dogs, a cat and an axolotl.