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Maurice Appelbaum

Rabbi, Congregation Ahavas Israel of Greenpoint, Brooklyn, NY

ACPE Certified Educator (Chaplaincy Educator) at Multicare Good Samaritan Health System in Puyallup, Washington, and for Spiritual Health at Emory Healthcare in Atlanta, Georgia. 

Maurice has been the rabbi at the Greenpoint Shul for the past nine years. Over that time he has seen growth of the shul as Williamsburg and Greenpoint have also seen a renaissance in popularity. He, along with various committees, has helped cultivate the events such as monthly Friday night dinners with speakers, holiday programming, and other events which attracts a wide variety of people. The shul has been written up in the Jewish Week here.

Maurice also is an ACPE Certified Educator at Multicare Health System in Washington state and for Spiritual Health at Emory Healthcare where he is training aspiring chaplains and seminarians spiritual care through the course, Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE). 

Maurice lives in Brooklyn with his wife, Rebeccah, and their four children.

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