Rabbi Marcelo Kormis is coming to speak at the May Wesley Circle meeting on Thursday, May 11 at 10:00 AM.
Rabbi Kormis joined Congregation Beth El as its spiritual leader in August, 2012. He was born in Santiago, Chile and completed his rabbinical studies in Buenos Aires at the Seminario Rabinico. During his studies at the Seminary, he also studied at Haifa University in Israel (B.A. Bible and Jewish Thought), the Hebrew University (Senior Educators Program) and Machon Schechter (M.A. Judaic Studies).
Upon receiving his ordination, he returned to Santiago where he served as the head of Judaic Studies at the Instituto Hebreo (main Hebrew Day School in Chile – 1,500 students). Most recently, he served as Associate Rabbi of the Circulo Israelita congregation in Santiago.