SAJE in the Summer
5085 Walnut Lake Rd.
West Bloomfield, MI 48323
SAJE in the Summer presents
Rabbi Mitch Parker
Mondays, July 10 - August 7 | 10-11:30 a.m.
B'Nai Israel Synagogue - Temple Kol Ami
Each week will feature a discussion about a different woman who made her mark on Jewish history.
Walk-ins are welcome; advance registration is preferred. To register, please call 248.432.2654.
About Rabbi Mitch Parker
Mitch Parker was ordained online through New York’s Mesifta of Adath Wolkowisk rabbinical academy. Unlike the traditional rabbinical seminaries, the program is designed for mature adults in mid-career or second careers who have already demonstrated advanced experience in Jewish education. The length and breadth of the course of study depends on the student’s knowledge and experience.
To complete his rabbinic studies, Parker did coursework in Hebrew, rabbinics, Tanach and Jewish philosophy, and he also studied weekly with Rabbi Shneur Silberberg at the Bais Chabad Torah Center in West Bloomfield.
Mitch Parker is a native Canadian with a decades-long career specializing in working with children with learning issues in hospital, school and private office settings. Over 20 years ago, he was the founding director of Camp Ramah’s Tikvah program, a full sleep-away Jewish camping experience for children and young adults with learning disabilities. In 2000, he moved to Detroit with his wife, Cheryl, and their two children to become special needs director at Hillel Day School in Farmington Hills.
In 2008, he became principal and clinical director of Zareinu Educational Center, a Jewish day school in Toronto for children with developmental and physical disabilities.