Rabbi Birdie Becker, ordained at the Academy for Jewish Religion-CA, holds Master degrees in Rabbinic Studies, Education and Social Work and a Doctorate in Education. A Jewish educator and performer for over 40 years, she works with numerous congregations throughout Colorado and served as president of the Rocky Mountain Cantors Association for 12 years. Innovator of teaching techniques, she is the author of Conversations at the Well: Where Modern Life and Ancient Stories Meet.
Storahteller, choreographer, and cellist for the violin-cello duo “Apples and Honey”, she is a composer and performer of folk and liturgical music. A dance teacher for 18 years, she danced with the Shelhevet Performance Troupe of Cleveland, the Denver Shibolem Israeli Folk Dance Ensemble, and has choreographed for and performed with musical theater throughout the Midwest and Rocky Mountain Regions.
As a medical social worker, certified in Genetics and Infertility, Becker spent eleven plus years in reproductive health, serving as Director of an outpatient medical-surgical clinic and on the executive board of the CO Religious Coalition for Reproductive Choice. Experienced in hospice and psychiatric social work, she also served as Ohio State Consultant for Volunteer Services.
Committed to the Jewish community, she was honored by Denver B’nai B’rith for 12 years of administrative service and continues to work as the Administrator for B’nai B’rith Colorado. She also serves on the Rocky Mountain Rabbinical Council VAAD and as Interim Rabbi for Shalom Park. Retired after twenty years of commuting to Pueblo, Becker continues to serve Temple Emanuel-Pueblo as Rabbi Emerita.
Rabbi/Cantor Birdie Becker
Centennial/Pueblo CO 720-849-5270
Temple Emanuel-Pueblo, Rabbi/Cantor Emerita, M.S.W., M.Ed., M.R.S., Ph.D. www.TempleEmanuelPueblo.net
Shalom Park, Interim Rabbi, https://shalompark.org
Life Cycle Officiant, https://www.weddingwire.com/biz/rabbi-birdie-becker-englewood/d32f58f32e253da3.html
B'nai B'rith Colorado, Admin., https://bnaibrithcolorado.org
APPLES AND HONEY, violin-cello duo. HEAR US at
Conversations at the Well: Where Modern Life and Ancient Stories Meet:
available on KINDLE at: AMAZON/ paperback at www.rabbibirdiebecker.com