Rabbi Jay Brickman, Rabbi Emeritus

Rabbi Jay Brickman served as the spiritual leader for Congregation Sinai from its founding in 1955 until his retirement in the early 1990’s. Rabbi Brickman remains a vital presence at Sinai, teaching a variety of classes to our congregants and providing mentorship for our clergy.

Rabbi Brickman was born in New York City and graduated from the University of Michigan with a Bachelors of Science degree in Psychology. He was ordained rabbi and awarded the Doctor of Divinity and Master of Hebrew Literature degrees from the Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion. He is the author of three books, the most recent is called Poetry Doodles.