Rabbi Gloria is a loving and vibrant person. She believes that people’s happiness is vitally important.
Couples married by Rabbi Gloria talk about her open mind and heart. She brings great enthusiasm and compassion to all she does. Gloria creates a positive energy for those she encounters. Similarly, she always takes the extra time to consider the thoughts and dreams of the participants.
Interfaith Wedding Rabbi Unlike many Rabbis, Gloria enjoys working with co-officiants. She works with Catholic, Methodist, Protestant, and other denominations. Of course, interfaith couples wish to have their own individual faith represented. But they often struggle to find a Rabbi who will work with a co-officiant in this way. Furthermore, she is known for her ability to create seamless ceremonies. Gloria makes sure to represent both faiths. She makes sure that both officiants work in harmony. See the Interfaith Wedding page.
Gloria is a highly sought-after wedding and baby-naming officiant. She primarily creates ceremonies in the Seattle-Tacoma area. However, Gloria realizes that it is hard to find co-officiants for weddings in areas further from this home base. Rabbi Gloria travels extensively. Recent destinations include Rhode Island, Cleveland, Turks and Caicos, and Lake Como in Italy. These were all wonderful Jewish and Interfaith ceremonies. See the Destination Weddings page.
Rabbi Gloria also conducts Baby-Naming ceremonies. Naming is a way the Jewish people have to link the past, present, and future. Additionally, the name of the child is taken from a deceased relative. Above all, it is the true realization of “L’Dor va ‘Dor.” In other words, “From generation to generation.” These are warm, traditional services. All family members participate. They recite short prayers and offer lovely blessings. In conclusion, these ceremonies are rewarding, life-affirming moments for the new family.