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Rabbi Scott M. Sperling




Rabbi Scott Sperling has most recently served as Interim Executive Director of the Association of Reform Zionists of America (ARZA) From 2001-2009, he was Director of the Unionfor Reform Judaism’s Mid-Atlantic Council and during the last two years in this position, he was also a congregational consultant on communications technology. Before moving to Washington, D.C., he was the Associate Rabbi for Temple De Hirsch Sinai in Seattle, Washington. Rabbi Sperling taught at the Jewish Day School of Metropolitan Seattle for six years in both the Judaic studies department and as Coordinator of the Computer and MultimediaCenter. From 1990 - 1997, he served as a part-time rabbi for many of the smaller Jewish communities in WashingtonState. In 1996-1997, Rabbi Sperling’s monthly column about Jewish life and culture on the internet, CyberTribes, appeared in Jewish newspapers across the country.



Rabbi Sperling has also served congregations in New Yorkand Los Angeles, including seven years with the Synagogue for the Performing Arts. Sperling received an A.B degree from UCLA and was ordained at the Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion, New Yorkcampus in 1976.


Rabbi Scott Sperling and his wife, Laura, reside in Winchester, VA.They have two children, Margit (Ruben) and Eli.






Lay Leadership  

We are fortunate to have a strong group of lay leaders in addition to Rabbi Sperling.

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