The Team of the Oranienburger Strasse Synagogue

Picture of Rabbi Gesa Ederberg Rabbi Gesa S. Ederberg

  • Born in 1968, married, 3 children.
  • Studied Physics, Protestant Theology und Jewish Studies in Tübingen, Bochum, Berlin and New York.
  • 1998 – 2002 Rabbinical Studies at the Schechter Institute for Jewish Studies in Jerusalem, completed with Smicha (ordination).
  • 2002 – 2006 Rabbi at the Jewish Community Weiden, Bavaria.
  • Since February 2007 Rabbi at the Oranienburger Strasse Synagogue.
  • 2002 - 2008 Director of Masorti Germany, in Berlin, founder of the bilingual Masorti Kindergarten and the Lehrhaus (center for adult education).
  • Founding member and Vice President-Treasurer of the European Region of the International Rabbinical Assembly.
  • Founding member of the General Rabbinical Conference – the Association of non-Orthodox Rabbis - of the Central Council of Jews in Germany.
  • Author and editor of several different publications, e.g. „Sympathie Magazin Judentum Verstehen“, and Pluspunkt Deutsch für jüdische Zuwanderer, a German language book with Jewish content.
  • Coordinator of supplementary Jewish education for the Jewish Community of Berlin.

If you’d like to make an appointment, or need any other assistance, please send an e-mail or talk to the rabbi’s secretary Dalit Hochberg, Phone: 030-880 28 253.


Cantor Avitall Gerstetter


Other Cantors

We are very lucky that other cantors of the Berlin congregation also officiate once in a while at our shul:

Simon Zkorenblut, Laszlo Pasztor, Itzhak Sheffer and Jochen Fahlenkamp, and regularly, we have Cantorial Interns from the Abraham Geiger Colleg.


The Gabbaim (synagogue officers):

Miriam Rosengarten, Noa Uebel and Prof. Dr. Gerhard Baader

Please send us an e-mail or use our contact form.

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