Gabbai – Pronounced: GAH-bye, Origin: Aramaic, literally “tax collector,” but today means someone who assists with the Torah reading in synagogue.The gabbai usually determines who will be called up to the Torah for an aliyah and also assists with other aspects of coordinating worship.
Sunday, August 25, 7pm, with Daniel Israel (who has 25+ years experience being a gabbai)
Interested in being a gabbai? Wondering about the logistics of calling people of for honors, who gets which aliya, when and why? Learn how to be a gabbai!
Kol BeRamah elects gabbais for annual terms, beginning in the fall of each year. If you’d like to participate in this important shul function, come take the class and learn how to do it!