Rabbi Cassi Kail, a native New Yorker, was ordained from Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion, where she also received a Masters in Jewish Literature.
Rabbi Kail served for six years as solo rabbi for Temple Emanu-El in Utica, NY. There she served on the steering committees of InterFaith Matters, Reform Jewish Voice and the Empire State Anti-Poverty Initiative. While in Seminary, she co-founded a young egalitarian minyan called The Wandering Jews of Astoria, in addition to serving as student rabbi at Jewish Home Lifecare, Temple Israel in Uniontown, PA, Beth HaSholom in Williamsport, PA and as Rabbinic Intern for the United Jewish Communities' Rabbinic Cabinet. Rabbi Kail is passionate about worship, Israel, interfaith work, and building Jewish community. She loves teaching people of all ages, singing, and playing guitar. Rabbi Kail and her husband, Josh are proud parents to their two children, Noam and Talia.
A LETTER FROM RABBI KAIL