Haim Casas is ordained Rabbi
We are thrilled beyond words that one of our key founding members Haim Casas has been ordained as a rabbi. This is a remarkable event for our community and jewry in Spain. Below is a brief excerpt from an article published in Fast Forward on July 11th:
The main rabbinical seminary in Europe for Reform and Masorti Jews ordained the first ever Spain-born Progressive rabbi, the seminary’s spokesperson said.
Rabbi Haim Casas, who was born and raised in Cordoba, was ordained at a ceremony in London last week along with six other rabbis of the Leo Baeck College, the institution said in a statement on Sunday.
Casas, who was born in 1981, plans to return to Spain, where he will be serving that country’s growing Progressive communities, as well as congregations in France and Switzerland, the statement also read […]
Mazal Tov, dear Haim!!!