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Our Rabbi

Rabbi Jamie Hyams

Rabbi Jamie was ordained by the Academy for Jewish Religion in Los Angeles (AJRCA) and served as the Rabbi at Congregation P’nai Tikvah in Las Vegas. She is a member of OHALAH, the Association of Rabbis for Jewish Renewal and the Reconstructionist Rabbinical Assembly. 


Currently Rabbi Jamie is a Rabbi/member of Beth Chaim Congregation, and leads/moderates two Torah study groups. She is also the Director of Development for Hebrew Free Loan Society (HFLS), which serves all of Northern California.


An avid cyclist, she is starting a two-year Clergy Leadership Incubator fellowship which will help her to create a Jewish community whose organizing principle is cycling. She and her husband live in the San Francisco Bay area but travel to the Sierra Nevada region frequently, including to lead services and events for the MLJC.  

A headshot of our part time Rabbi Jamie Hyams.
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