Ceremonial Leader and Life Cycle Ceremonies
BJ Saul, Madrikha leads Congregation Beth Adam’s services. She creates and updates liturgy and assist in planning congregational programing. She is available to officiate life cycle events including baby naming, weddings/unions, Bar and Bat Mitzvahs, and funeral/memorial services.
BJ Saul is a founding member of Congregation Beth Adam. She completed theLeadership program from the International Institute for Secular Humanistic Judaism (IISHJ) earning the title of Leader/Madrikh(a)/Vegvayzer, a Jewish professional who serves as a community guide, ceremonial officiant, philosophic counselor, educator, and movement spokesperson. She is certified by the IISHJ as a recognized leader in the movement with all the rights and responsibilities of clergy.
BJ founded CBA’s Children’s Education Program and is the Director of Education supervising teachers and developing curriculum. BJ Saul, MS CCC-SLP is a Speech-Language Pathologist working for the School District of Palm Beach County. Originally from Chicago, Illinois she has lived in Florida since 1993. She and her husband raised 2 children. She currently serves on the Board of Directors as a Member at Large for the Humanists of Florida Association.
After discovering the philosophy of Humanistic Judaism, BJ knew it was a perfect fit for her belief system. Meeting Rabbi Wine and other leaders of the movement solidified her commitment.