Religious Life

Matt Goldberg

Rabbinic Intern


Matt Goldberg is pursuing rabbinic ordination at Hebrew College in Newton, MA. Originally from Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, Matt completed his undergraduate studies at Dalhousie University in Halifax, Nova Scotia, earning a BA in English with a Minor in American History. After high school he lived in Israel on the USCJ’s Nativ gap year program, which is where he first met his fiancée Elana.

During rabbinical school he held internships at synagogues in Boston and Toronto, and he is currently participating in the iCenter’s Israel Education Fellowship (iFellows). Matt is passionate about making Jewish ritual accessible, and Jewish community welcoming. He has worked and volunteered at synagogues across North America as a bnei mitzvah tutor, youth group advisor, teacher, and prayer leader. When he is not busy in school or watching his Vancouver Canucks, Matt enjoys traveling, baking, or reading a good book.