Rabbi Joshua Franklin

Rabbi Joshua Franklin joins the Jewish Center of the Hamptons after serving for four years as an Associate Rabbi at Temple Beth Elohim in Wellesley, MA. In his career as a rabbi, he has enlivened the Jewish community by reimagining spirituality through creative mediums. Rabbi Franklin brings to the synagogue setting a passion for music, technology, and creative forms of Jewish education.
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Rabbi Joshua Franklin’s Sermon Archive


Rabbi Debra Stein, Cantor

Rabbi Debra Stein, Cantor has served the Jewish Center of the Hamptons for over 30 years. Upon graduating from the School of Sacred Music, Hebrew Union College, she became our Cantor/Educator.
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Rabbi Emeritus Sheldon Zimmerman

Rabbi Sheldon Zimmerman became the Rabbi of the Jewish Center of the Hamptons in July 2007. 
He comes from a long line of Rabbis, in fact, he is the eleventh direct generation of his family to be rabbis and his son Brian is the twelfth. Married to Judith (a social worker and therapist) for over forty-five years, they have four children seven grandchildren.
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Diane Wiener, Director of Development, Executive Director Emerita

Diane’s passion for synagogue life has directed her path for most of her adult years. She served Temple Beth David in Commack, NY as Chair of the Ritual Committee and the Budget & Finance Committee and was an active member of their Social Action Committee. She was President of Temple Beth David’s Sisterhood from 1992 to 1994, served on the Board of Trustees from 1992 to 2010, and on the Executive Committee prior to being elected Temple President in 2001. Following her term as president of the congregation, Diane was the Temple Administrator from 2004 to 2010.
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Matthew Oates, Executive Director,
Wil Weiss, Graphic Artist,
Patricia Fall, Administrative Assistant,

Nick Ward, Head of Maintenance,