Naomi Gurt Lind Naomi Gurt Lind(she/her) is in her third year of Rabbinical School at Hebrew College, where she is an Innovation Lab grant recipient, editor (and occasional writer) for the 70 Faces of Torah blog, and a member of the inaugural cohort of Mayyim Rabbim Fellows at Mayyim Hayyim Community Mikveh. Naomi has completed study programs with Hadar, Drisha, and Aleph Jewish Renewal and has previously served as Rabbinic Intern at Temple Israel of Boston, Temple Ohabei Shalom in Brookline, MA and Beth Israel Congregation in Ann Arbor, MI (her hometown).

In addition to her congregational work, Naomi is a sought-after educator, with successful courses to her credit through Open Circle Jewish Learning (Hebrew College), Temple Israel of Boston, Brookline Community Tikkun Leyl Shavuot, and Temple Shalom of Newton, among others. She cultivates a lively classroom with plenty of space for questioning, discovery, and connection.

In her free time, Naomi reads, writes divrei Torah on her blog Jewish Themes, solves crossword puzzles (in pencil!), and bakes a legendary challah. Naomi lives with her husband, Bill, and their two sons, Akiva and Gideon, in the Boston area.

View the letter that was sent to Betenu's members in June 2022 announcing Naomi's selection as Betenu's Rabbinic Intern.


Naomi may be reached by contacting the Betenu office: 603-886-1633, or click here to send email. 

Naomi and Family