Rabbi Sara Metz



Rabbi Sara Metz grew up in North Haven, Connecticut and graduated with a BA in American Studies and Near East and Judaic Studies from Brandeis University. She received rabbinic ordination from The Ziegler School of Rabbinic Studies and master’s degrees in Jewish Education and Rabbinic Studies at the American Jewish University.

Rabbi Metz loves to study and discuss each week’s Torah portion, gleaning modern insights from an ancient text. She loves to get outside hiking or biking, Rabbi Metz also loves to bake challah every week for shabbat, cook new recipes, crochet, knit. During Sukkot in 2007 she and Lev met enjoying dinner in the sukkah. They were married in 2010 and have been blessed with two sons, Doron and Eitan.

Rabbi Metz looks forward to growing and strengthening the community through meaningful relationships and relevant Jewish experiences inside and outside of the synagogue building. She looks forward to meeting you.



Initiating her first year as rabbi of the historic Congregation Beth Mordecai in Perth Amboy, NJ, Rabbi Metz is planning to launch many innovative programs to infuse passion and energy in this small Jewish community, including religious programs like the Cantorial Showcase and“White Out” Friday Night. She also reaches beyond the borders of the synagogue to engage unaffiliated families through numerous activities that build on her past success, with details to be announced shortly!

Rabbi Metz is excited to become the rabbi at Congregation Beth Mordecai and looks forward to sharing her enthusiasm of Judaism with you!

Please contact Rabbi Metz at 732-442-2431 or via email to set up a time to meet and learn how Congregation Beth Mordecai is a Jewish home for YOUR soul!

Check out Rabbi Metz’ writings and online teachings by clicking on the links below!

Rabbi’s Journal


Bulletin Articles


Online Parashah Class