Date(s) - 10/23/2020
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Rabbi Sam Intrator was born in Baltimore, MD. As a child of Holocaust survivors, his early education included an old-world like cheder as well as day school studies at the Talmudic Academy. He later studied at Ner Israel Rabbinical College, Yeshivat Derech Chaim, and Yeshiva Kol Yaacov, where he received his Rabbinic ordination. He also received ordination from Rabbi Shlomo Carlebach Zt”l. Rabbi Intrator earned a degree in political science and worked for the New York City Council for 16 years. He assisted and studied with Rabbi Shlomo Carlebach for many years and traveled widely with him all over the U.S. and Israel, as well as to Communist Poland and Russia. He served as the assistant Rabbi at Congregation Kehillat Jacob (Carlebach Shul) from 1992 until the untimely passing of Rabbi Shlomo Carlebach zt”l. He then became the Senior Rabbi of the synagogue where he served from 1994 – 2000. Rabbi Intrator has been a guest speaker/rabbi at various universities, including UCLA, NYU, Amherst, Smith, and Oxford University (England) and has also participated in interdenominational panels with leading spiritual leaders in NYC. He has been featured in several newspaper articles including the New York Times and has appeared on the television show Extra!. He now heads the Kavanah Life, an organization dedicated to raising spiritual consciousness in prayer and ritual, and is currently writing a book on the deeper meaning of prayer. He is also currently the Rabbi at the Ocean Pavilion Synagogue in Miami Beach Florida.
Rabbi Samuel Intrator has led hundreds of Shabbatons and lectured throughout the United States and in Europe where he has touched Jews from all backgrounds. This young, dynamic rabbi’s interactive approach to prayer and Jewish learning has inspired thousands to feel connected to their spiritual roots.
WHAT THEY SAY ABOUT RABBI SAMUEL INTRATOR….
“He clearly feels the strength of his spirituality and has the ability to pass it on to others in his own special way.” Hamodia
“An animated young rabbi…., he tries to get the Hasidic message out there in a progressive and humanistic way.” The New York Times
“Rabbi Intrator reads the white space between the black letters of the Torah, to understand the unspoken, the mystery.” The Jewish Week
“Rabbi Intrator leads an upbeat service” The Miami Herald
“….a vibrant and dynamic spiritual leader.” The Jewish Press
“He has found a wealth of commentaries filled with contemporary relevance hidden in the treasures of our tradition not available to most jews today.” Lifestyle Magazine
“His style of davening has a lot of appeal to the people.” Intermountain Jewish News
“ Rabbi Intrator is a man of great knowledge, deep faith, warm with a genuine personality, and an exceptional teacher.” Rabbi Solomon Schiff – Executive VP UJA Federation of Greater Miami, Emeritus
“ I have seen how Jews from all walks of life have been greatly impacted by Rabbi Intrator’s profound teachings and joyous energy.” Rabbi Moshe Schiener-Palm Beach Synagogue
“Rabbi Sam Intrator touches and teaches wherever he goes. I know of no one better qualified to bring together Jews of all and no denominations.” Rabbi Joseph Telushkin, Author
See you there in joy.