Rabbi Roni Handler

"Each of us has a divine spark within us, and when we open our hearts we create the possibility for the divine to work through us."

About me ...
  • Ordained at the Reconstructionist Rabbinical College (2011)

  • Associate Rabbi & Director of Congregational Learning, Beth Tikvah B'nai Jeshurun in Erdenheim, PA

  • Executive Editor, Ritualwell.org (2007–2017)

  • Dynamic and innovative educator inspiring learners from infants to elders

  • Proud queer partner and parent with two school aged children

I'm Passionate about ...
  • Hiking, camping, traveling, live music (especially Phish), and spending time in nature

  • Gluten-free baking (ask me about my challah!)

  • Photography

  • Yoga and meditation

  • Drawing on nusach and contemporary music to make prayer soulful and spiritual

  • Guiding others to find meaning in Jewish tradition and discovering how to adapt/create rituals tradition to make them their own