Our Clergy



Rabbi Ginsburg has served Congregations in Brooklyn, Minnesota and Skokie. He has a BA in Religion from, University of Chicago and was valedictory orator in 1978
He was a National Merit Scholar and National High School Debate Champion in 1974
He has an MA and Ordination from the Jewish Theological Seminary of America an attained the  award for outstanding student
His adult education programs achieved a Gold Medal Adult Education from the United Synagogue for Conservative Judaism 2009 and he was nominee for Community Hero of the Year by the Jewish Federations of North America 2011. He has taught at Universities in Minnesota and was President of the Nile Township Clergy Association and Minnesota Rabbinical Association4


NEW: Cantorial Soloist Paula Drues



            Cantorial Soloist, Paula Drues, is a graduate of Chicago Musical College/Roosevelt Univ., with B.Music/Vocal Concentration, & Graduate/Post/Graduate of Lawn Manor Hebrew Cong. She taught General Music @ Senn H.S./Chgo. Paula then combined her musical skills, love of Jewish music & knowledge of Hebrew & Torah, & proceeded to study Cantorial Music (Hazaanut & Nusach)  with and was Cantorial Soloist for Rabbi Mordecai Rosen(Cong. Mishpachah),  Hazaan Shlomo Shuster (Ezra Habonim/Niles Twnshp.) & Cantor Cory Winter (B.J.B.E.). She has sung w/Chicago Symphony Chorus, Roosevelt Univ. Chorus, Halevi Choir, & Shir Shirim. Paula currently solos & sings w/Kol Zimrah-The Jewish Community Choir, B.J.B.E. Choir, & Starlite Singers (Glenview Senior Chorus). She is a Jewish Service Leader for the Jewish elderly in many senior facilities.
Paula especially enjoys sharing her passion for Jewish music with her 'grandtwins' and the general Jewish community.