Rabbi Erin Polansky

Rabbi Erin Polansky is originally from Montreal, Quebec and grew up in Thornhill, Ontario. She was
the first graduate of the Jewish Studies program at Queen’s University and subsequently attended the Hebrew Union College-
Jewish Institute of Religion in Jerusalem and then in Cincinnati, earning ordination in 2000. Upon ordination, Rabbi
Polansky served as Assistant Rabbi and Rabbi Educator at Bet Shalom Congregation in Minnesota. In 2004, she returned to
Toronto where she served as Associate Rabbi at Temple Sinai and was the spiritual leader at Neshamah Congregation
of York Region in Vaughan, Ontario from 2011 – 2018. And now Rabbi Polansky begins the next phase of her career as Rabbi at Beth
Israel Congregation.