Rabbi Caitlin Brazer is a rabbi at The Temple, Congregation B’nai Jehudah.
After graduating from college in 2010, Rabbi Brazner participated in Avodah: The Jewish Service Corps. She went on to work for five years in Reform congregations in Washington, DC, and Baltimore, Maryland, as well as at URJ Camp Harlam in Kunkletown, Pennsylvania. It was during these years of exploration, mentorship, and reflection that she discovered her true calling to serve the Jewish people through the rabbinate. During her time as a rabbinical student at HUC-JIR, Rabbi Brazner served as the student rabbi of numerous midwestern congregations, and was the Rabbinic Intern of K.K. Bene Israel-Rockdale Temple in Cincinnati, Ohio. She also interned in the principal’s office of Rockwern Academy, the Jewish day school in Cincinnati, as part of her Master of Education studies. In addition, she completed a unit of Clinical Pastoral Education, serving as a student chaplain at the Jewish Hospital and the Daniel Drake Center for Post-Acute Care in Cincinnati, Ohio. Rabbi Brazner has also served on HUC-JIR’s peer-elected Student Ministrations Committee (SMC), most recently as the SMC Chair, providing leadership and supporting her fellow students in their student pulpit work. Learn more about Rabbi Caitlin Brazer here.