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Honoring commitmentRabbi Gibson celebrates 30 years at Temple Sinai

Temple Sinai celebrates Rabbi Gibson

More than 450 people gathered April 29 to wish senior Rabbi Jamie Gibson 'Yasher Koach" for his 30 years of service at Temple Sinai.

Temple Sinai teens performed a musical medley of popular songs rewritten to honor Rabbi Jamie Gibson. From left: Dora Gordon, Rebecca Gordon, Russell Petro, Ethan Beck and Rachel Petro. (Photo courtesy of Temple Sinai)
Temple Sinai teens performed a musical medley of popular songs rewritten to honor Rabbi Jamie Gibson. From left: Dora Gordon, Rebecca Gordon, Russell Petro, Ethan Beck and Rachel Petro. (Photo courtesy of Temple Sinai)

More than 450 people gathered on Sunday, April 29 for a fun-filled evening starting with cocktails under the tent, dinner catered by Big Burrito and a dessert bar by Bella Christie.

Barbara and Rabbi Jamie Gibson at a celebration for Rabbi Gibson’s 30 years at Temple Sinai. (Photos courtesy of Temple Sinai)
All were there to wish senior Rabbi Jamie Gibson “Yasher Koach” for his 30 years of service at Temple Sinai. An entertaining program was filled with musical tributes, heart-felt good wishes and a song medley by Rabbi Gibson. The City of Pittsburgh and Allegheny County declared April 29 “Rabbi Jamie Gibson Day” and presented him with proclamations.
A trio of clergy adapted a musical tribute for Rabbi Jamie Gibson. From left: Rabbi Seth Adelson, Cantor Laura Berman and Rabbi Cheryl Klein. (Photo courtesy of Temple Sinai)
Together, Temple Sinai members, Jewish and interfaith leaders, civic leaders and members of the community fêted Rabbi Gibson for stellar leadership, support through all life cycles and inspirational spiritual guidance.

Clergy who worked with Rabbi Jamie Gibson over his 30 years at Temple Sinai came to honor him. From left: Cantorial soloist Sara Stock-Mayo, Rabbi Larry Freedman, Rabbi Ron Symons, Rabbi Ezra Ende and Rabbi Audrey Korotkin. (Photo courtesy of Temple Sinai)
Event co-chairs welcome the crowd. From left: Karen Ross, Louise Malakoff, Tony Ross and Michael Malakoff (not pictured are co-chairs Ilene and Jimmy Ross.) (Photo courtesy of Temple Sinai)
From left: Jon Minton, Karen Levin, Deb Dunton, Rabbi Keren Gorban, Carol Rosenthal and Rick Rosenthal. (Photo courtesy of Temple Sinai)
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