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Connecticut General Public

Rabbi Michael Farbman

Rabbi at Temple Emanuel of Greater New Haven

Born in Vitebsk, Belarus, Rabbi Farbman received his semicha (rabbinic ordination) at the Leo Baeck College in London. Rabbi Farbman holds a B.A. and M.A. in Hebrew and Jewish Studies. From 2001 to 2004, Rabbi Farbman served West London Synagogue of British Jews as Assistant Rabbi. From 2004 to 2007 Rabbi Michael Farbman returned to Russia and helped build Sha’arei Shalom Progressive Jewish Community in St. Petersburg. In 2007 Rabbi Farbman moved to Washington, DC where he served as Rabbi-in Residence at the Washington Hebrew Congregation. In 2009 Rabbi Farbman became the rabbi of Temple Emanuel of Greater New Haven.


Temple Emanuel of Greater New Haven
150 Derby Avenue, Orange, CT 06477

Mission: Temple Emanuel is a warm, caring, participatory, diverse, non-judgmental, and intellectually vibrant Reform congregation.