Rabbi Norbert Weinberg

Rabbi Norbert Weinberg

5.0 (5)

About this pro

I have officiated at dozens and dozens of Jewish weddings, especially of former students of mine who remember me from their own bar Mitzvahs and seek me out to bring them into this momentous step into anew life with their loved one. This includes, of course, the weddings of my own children, nephews, and their friends.

I meet with both of you, well in advance, and not only go over detal;s of the ceremony, but get to kow you and get you to express your feelings for each other. I then incorprate these very personalize elements into the traditonal Jewish wedding service with an admixture of contemporary elements.  Throughout the wedding, I make sure to keep you and your guests engaged in the celebration and emphasize joy and gladness, with a measure of good humor.

I currently serve as Rabbi of Hollywood Temple Beth El and follow the approaches of Conservative Judaism. In addition to my Rabbinic career, I have operated educational services both in the US and Israel. You can find  out more about me at http://vintagewein.blogspot.com

There is nothing that can beat the excitement and joy of bringing a loving couple to the ultimate step in their relationship, in which they create a Jewish home of their own in heartfelt committment to each other. It is in this committed relationship that they can reach their great human potential together.  

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Los Angeles, CA 90035
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5 Reviews


  • Gilad Z

    It was a pleasure working with Rabbi Weinberg. He is very personable and relatable and has a special way of bringing valuable meaning, intimacy and joy to the ceremony that was so moving for us, our families and friends.

  • Segev Zadok

    Was so personable and warm.

  • Roman and Danit Ferd

    Rabbi Weinberg married us almost 20 years ago. His warmth and personal attention still resonate with us.

  • Lior Klein

    Rabbi Weinberg did an amazing job. He took the time to get to know us and included our story into the ceremony. It was meaningful and very well spoken.

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What is your typical process for working with a new customer?

We meet well in advance to goo ver my guidelines for a wedding ceremony, be sure that we are comfortable with my format,and begin to know each other. I thenfollwo up, closer to the wedding date, to go over details and finalize the information that I need to personalize thsi momentous event. 

What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?

I have receiveved both my Rabbinic ordination, Master's in Judaic Studies, and an honorary doctorate form the Jewish Theological Seminary. I am a member of the Rabbinical Assembly, and follow the practices of the Conservative Movement ( centrist) of Judaism. I graduated NYU with a BA, majoring in psychology, as have taken graduate courses in that field as well.

Do you have a standard pricing system for your services? If so, please share the details here.

My fee is $600 for a formal wedding. I can adjust the fee for a small at home or small chapel type-service.

How did you get started in this business?

I have been officiating at weddings since the srat of my career as a Rabbi.

What types of customers have you worked with?

Jewish couples from all backgrounds and a broad spectrum of ages.

Describe a recent event you are fond of.

Nothing beats teh joy of officiating at your own children's weddings!

What advice would you give a customer looking to hire a pro in your area of expertise?

Can you relate perosnally to this individual.

What questions should customers think through before talking to pros about their needs?

Are your requirements and the professionals religious expectations compatible

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