With You on Your Jewish Journey
Our clergy help you find your way to where you aspire to be. Our dynamic and enthusiastic rabbis and cantors open the portals to Jewish living and help you build your own Jewish future. Leading prayer, teaching classes, telling stories to preschoolers, encouraging bnei mitzvah, or comforting mourners, our clergy inspire us as individuals and as a community.
Elliot J. Cosgrove, PhDRabbi firstname.lastname@example.org
Rabbi Elliot J. Cosgrove, PhD, began his tenure at Park Avenue Synagogue in 2008. A leading voice in the Conservative Movement, he follows a tradition of distinguished rabbinical predecessors on the pulpit here, including Rabbi Milton Steinberg, Rabbi Judah Nadich, and Rabbi David H. Lincoln.
Viktoria BedoRabbinic Intern email@example.com
Viktoria Bedo joined the Park Avenue Synagogue team as rabbinic intern in July 2019. Now in her fourth year of rabbinical school at JTS, Viki is a Wexner Graduate Fellow. She looks forward to being part of the PAS community until she is ordained in May 2021, when she will also receive an MA in Jewish Law.
Azi SchwartzCantor firstname.lastname@example.org
Cantor Azi Schwartz is a world-renowned vocal performer and recording artist whose music reaches both Jewish and interfaith audiences internationally. His craft of Jewish liturgical music has been described as emotionally moving, spiritually uplifting, and artistically dynamic.
Rachel BrookCantor email@example.com
Cantor Rachel Brook joined the Park Avenue Synagogue community in July 2015. Prior to her arrival at PAS, Rachel worked as the Music Educator for Youth and Family at B’nai Jeshurun; she is featured, along with several of her compositions, on their Young Family album, Bim Bam at BJ.
Joshua RosenbergCantorial Fellow firstname.lastname@example.org
Joshua Rosenberg grew up in Bethesda, MD and attended the Eastman School of Music and earned a Master’s degree from Boston University in Music Education. While working as an elementary general music teacher in Montgomery County Public Schools (MD), he also served as cantorial soloist for Congregation Or Chadash (Damascus, MD), songleader for the DCJCC, and music specialist for Temple Rodef Shalom (Falls Church, VA).