About the Rabbi

Rabbi Celso Cukierkorn is the rabbi of Adat Achim Synagogue in Miami Beach, Florida. He has over ten years of experience as a congregational rabbi and is a bestselling author. He is a member of the rabbinical cabinet of United Jewish Appeal. His professional responsibilities have taken him to China, Eastern Europe, and South America, Mexico, and Israel. He comes from a rabbinic family, with rabbis going back 700 years.

He says: “It is a great joy to welcome into our midst, one who willingly and devotedly helps replenish the ranks of my people.”

Adat Achim Synagogue, Miami Beach, FL

News Reports

Jerusalem Post Article "The first word: Welcome immigrants to Judaism"

"Rabbi Cukierkorn featured in the New York Times article:

The Call to the Torah, Now Heeded Online"

Local rabbi is both an author and a hero

Jewish Journal: Area Synagogue Take Part in Sun Blessing

Jewish Journal: Synagogue to Host Financial Series

Jewish Journal: Synagogue Distributes Hurricane Preparedness Supplies

The New York Jewish Post: Found Judaism through Conversion

Sueddeutsche Zeitung: Rabbi Cukierkorn's historic Jewish Conversion Seminar in Germany

Jewish Journal: Passover Services at Adat Achim Synagogue

Jewish Journal: Shalom Amigo Radio Program discusses Conversion to Judaism

Jewish Journal/"Giving Welcome: Rabbi at new synagogue speaks of converts to Judaism"

Conversion to Judaism - Families Share their Unique Stories About Conversion in the Detroit Jewish News

"Festival of light and life"

"High Holidays are Here Again"

Hurricane Katrina

"Deep South Rabbi"

"Leap of Faith"

"B’nai Israel Reaches Out to Total Community"

"News Jews Reflect on High Holy Days"

"Interfaith Service Will Memorialize Holocaust Victims"

"Brazilian-Born Rabbi Finds Southern Comfort in Gastonia"

"Jewish High Holy Days start at sundown"