Rabbi Gesa S. Ederberg

  • Born 1968, married, three children
  • Studied physics, Protestant theology and Jewish studies at Tübingen, Bochum, Berlin and New York.
  • 1998 – 2002, rabbinic studies and smicha (ordination) at the Schechter Institute for Jewish Studies in Jerusalem
  • 2002 – 2006, Rabbi of the Jewish Community of Weiden, in southwest Germany.
  • 2006 – to present, Rabbi of the Oranienburger Strasse Synagogue, www.or-synagoge.de
  • 2002 – 2008, Managing Director of Masorti e.V. – Association for the Promotion of Jewish Education and Jewish Life in Berlin – with a kindergarten and school. www.masorti.de
  • Founding member and Executive Vice President/Treasurer of the European Region of the Rabbinical Assembly.
  • Founding member of the General Rabbinical Conference of the Central Council of Jews in Germany.
  • Author and editor of publications, such as “Sympathie Magazin Judentum Verstehen“ (Sympathie Magazin Judentum Verstehen - Sympathy Magazine – Understanding Judaism) as well as Pluspunkt Deutsch für jüdische Zuwanderer – a German language instruction book geared towards Jewish immigrants, in cooperation with the Cornelsen Publishers and the Central Council of Jews in Germany.
  • Coordinator for religion classes conducted outside of Jewish schools.

Rabbi of Oranienburger Strasse Synagogue of the Jewish Community of Berlin; coordinator for religious instruction outside the schools of the Jewish community; Vice President/Treasurer of the European Region of the International Rabbinical Assembly

Address & Contact

Synagoge Oranienburger Straße

Oranienburger Str. 28-31
10117 Berlin


Kabbalat Schabbat

Winter 18:00

Sommer 19:00

Schabbat Schacharit

ganzjährig 10:00

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