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Rabbi Kim Ettlinger Rabbi Kim Ettlinger was Rabbi Ettlinger was ordained at Hebrew Union College (HUC) in May 2005, where she earned two Master of Arts Degrees, one in Jewish Education and one in Hebrew Letters. In 1997, she was awarded a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Politics, Philosophy and Sociology from Murdoch University in Perth, Australia.

Prior to entering HUC, Rabbi Ettlinger did Rabbinic coursework at London’s Leo Baeck College. She performed her fifth year Rabbinic internship with Congregation Ner Tamid in Las Vegas and at UCLA Medical Center as a chaplain.

Rabbi Ettlinger left her first congregation, Peninsula Temple Sholom where she served for five years first as Assistant and then Associate Rabbi to join Temple Beth Israel in 2010.

Born in Johannesburg, South Africa, Rabbi Ettlinger moved with her family to Perth, WA in 1988. While in Perth, she was an active member of Temple David. At the time Netzer did not exist in Perth so she joined Habonim Dror and went to Israel on the Machon program.

Assistant: Judit Kegley

Advisory Board: Sandy Benjamin, Zvi Civins, Rabbi Kim Ettlinger, Michal Kaufman

Sponsoring Agency

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TBI - Temple Beth Israel
76-82 Alma Road
St Kilda VIC 3182 Australia


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Rhythms of Jewish Living & Purposes of Jewish Living

When: Wednesday nights – 7-8pm, 8.15-9.15pm – 20 Weeks

Location: Temple Beth Israel – Lorraine Topol Learning Centre – South

Faculty: Rabbi Kim Ettlinger

The Star and The Crescent: The Long Relationship Of Judaism And Islam

When: Wednesday night – 7.30-9.30pm – 10 Weeks

Location: Temple Beth Israel – Friedlander Synagogue and Cultural Center

Faculty: Paul Forgasz

Israeli Literature as a Window to Israeli Society

When: Thursdays, 10-11.30am – 10 weeks – beginning 19 July

Location: Lorraine Topol Learning Centre – North

Faculty: Etty Ben David

The Holocaust As Reflected in Diaries and Memoirs

When: TBD

Location: Lorraine Topol Learning Centre

Faculty: Sue Hampel


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