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235 Sunrise Avenue / P.O. Box 3027

Palm Beach, Florida 33480

Phone: 561-514-4064

About Rabbi Barak Bar-Chaim

Rabbi Barak Bar-ChaimRabbi Barak Bar-Chaim came to New Synagogue, our inclusive Modern Orthodox congregation, in 2013. He received Rabbinic ordination in 1997 and holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematics and Psychology. Rabbi Bar-Chaim has led communities in South Africa and the U.S. for over a decade.

In South Africa, he served as Rabbi of the Beit Yisrael and Sunny Road Synagogues. He continued his career in the U.S. as Assistant Rabbi of the Boca Raton Synagogue and served as the Rabbi of the Sephardic Congregation of Hallandale for two years (prior to joining New Synagogue).

Rabbi Bar-Chaim lectured for Arachim South Africa and has been involved in informal adult education for many years. He is a Modern Orthodox Rabbi who prides himself on communicating Judaism’s often forgotten meta-values such as: honesty, integrity, loyalty, and the pursuit of peace.

His warmth, non-judgmental disposition, and inspirational messages have endeared Rabbi Bar-Chaim to his communities who look up to him proudly as their spiritual leader.

His vision is to create an environment wherein all Jews from all denominations and from all walks of life will enjoy a traditional and meaningful Shabbat experience in an intimate setting.

He and his wife Aliza have been married for 25 years and have three children: Leora, Shira, and Aryeh.

Mon, November 29 2021 25 Kislev 5782