Rabbi Michael Singer is a graduate of Rutgers University, where he earned his B.A. in Psychology and Hebraic Studies. In 2003, he earned his M.A. and was ordained from the Jewish Theological Seminary in New York with a double concentration in Pastoral Counseling and Talmud & Rabbinics.
Rabbi Singer is the spiritual leader of Congregation Brith Sholom in Bethlehem, PA. Where his talents, skills and insights continue to successfully build a warm, innovative, and dynamic Conservative congregation.
Rabbi Singer has a deep passion for Jewish learning with congregants, and inspires students of all ages. His many classes are lively, stimulating and thought-provoking. His synagogue office is warm and welcoming, and he is always eager to spend time with his congregants and students.
In addition to his pulpit experience, Rabbi Singer is Associate Chaplain at Moravian College in Bethlehem, a member of the Neshama: Association of Jewish Chaplains (NAJC) and has served as a Lieutenant in the U.S. Naval Reserve.
In 2008, Rabbi Singer was one of only 14 Rabbis throughout the country to be awarded the Legacy Heritage Rabbinic Enrichment Initiative Fellowship from the Jewish Theological Seminary. Rabbi Singer also had the privilege of being selected as a Rabbinic proof editor for the new Rabbinical Assembly High Holiday mahzor, Lev Shalem. He continues to be active in the work of the national Rabbinical Assembly and the Conservative Movement.
Rabbi Singer is an active and valued member of the Jewish community in the Lehigh Valley. He has served on the Jewish Day School board, and continues to serve on the Jewish Federation of the Lehigh Valley as well as Jewish Family Service boards.
Together with his wife Alexis, their daughter, Miriam, and son Mordechai, Rabbi Singer feels blessed to begin a new chapter teaching Hebrew at Laffayette College. Go Leopards!