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Rabbi Abe Schacter-Gampel

Semikha, Class of 2017

Rabbi Abe Schacter-Gampel

Director for the Center of Jewish Life and Learning, Memphis Jewish Community Center

Abe is currently the Director for the Center of Jewish Life and Learning at the Memphis Jewish Community Center. As the rabbi of the JCC, Abe organizes and facilitates ongoing programs that deepen the connections of Jewish Memphians to Judaism, the Memphis Jewish community, and Israel. After receiving rabbinic ordination in 2017, he moved to Memphis, TN where he completed a Clinical Pastoral Education residency at Methodist LeBonheur Healthcare and served as the Director of Spiritual Care at Memphis Jewish Home & Rehab. Abe is a board certified chaplain through Neshama: Association of Jewish Chaplains.