Rabbi Tziona Szajman
Rabbi Tziona Szajman
(607) 232-6766 ~ Tszajman@gmail.com
The Jewish Theological Seminary, Rabbinic Ordination and MA Jewish Education, May 2002
Mcgill University, B.A., Jewish Studies, May 1995
ACPE Board Accredited Chaplain, Oct 2022
Cayuga Medical Center (200 bed hospital), Ithaca, NY
Chaplain (part-time, Oct 2015 to Present)
Engage in spiritual care for patients, families, and hospital staff. I listen and provide a pastoral presence for people dealing with pain, loss, and grief.
Temple Israel (180 Families), Vestal, NY
Rabbi (Jul 2007 to Oct 2015)
Fostered personal relationships of caring and commitment with members. Cultivated lay leadership.
Guided all areas of synagogue life including, services, outreach, education, community dialogue,
pastoral care of ill and frail in hospitals, at home, and in nursing homes.
Binghamton University, Binghamton, NY
Instructor, Modern Midrash (Fall 2011)
Created and taught original curriculum for undergraduate course on modern midrash.
Bechol Lashon, San Francisco, CA
Rabbinic Circle (2011 to Present)
Children of Abraham, Binghamton, NY
Co-Founder (2008 to 2014), Developed Interfaith Discussion and Action Group of clergy and lay leaders focused on building bridges through dialogue and community service. Trained volunteer leaders, led grant writing, fundraising and recruitment.
Hazon, New York, NY
Rabbinic Advisory Board (2005 to 2008)
Successfully completed two 60 mile bicycle rides, raising funds for the Aravah Institute: Israel-Palestine-Jordan Cooperative Environmental Education.
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