Our Clergy

Rabbi Larry Freedman   

Rabbi Larry Freedman began his tenure at Temple Beth in Jacob July of 2008. He was ordained from Hebrew Union College, New York in 1992. He earned his Masters Degree from HUC in Los Angeles and graduated with a BA in 1986 from Brandeis University.

Rabbi Freedman served four years as associate rabbi at Temple Sinai of Roslyn, NY, then as associate rabbi and educator at Temple Sinai of Pittsburgh for 10 years. Following a brief two years as director of education at a synagogue outside of Boston, Rabbi Freedman returned to the pulpit in Newburgh.

Rabbi Freedman serves in the NY Air National Guard as a chaplain holding the rank of major and in the summer has worked at URJ summer camps including five years at Crane Lake Camp. He is passionate about getting Jewish kids to summer camp.

If you have any questions or concerns, please give the rabbi a call. He is excited to meet
new people in the area and welcome them in to the TBJ family. 


Telephone: (845) 562-5516

Email: RabbiLF@TBJNewburgh.org


Rabbi Freedman posts his sermons from the High Holiday and sometimes Shabbat here at his blog: