כֹּל אֲשֶׁר תִּמְצָא יָדְךָ לַעֲשׂוֹת בְּכֹחֲךָ עֲשֵׂה
Whatever is in your power to do, do it with all your might.
— Ecclesiastes 9:10
Rabbi Harley Karz-Wagman
Rabbi Harley Karz-Wagman serves as the spiritual leader of Congregation Bayt Shalom in Greenville, NC. Before coming to Greenville, he was at the Jewish Temple in Alexandria, Louisiana, where he participated in Rotary, United Way, the Family Justice Center (Domestic Violence Coalition), the Ministers Association, and co-chaired the Holocaust Education committee. He previously served Temples in Wyoming, North Carolina, Washington, and Arkansas, and directed Hillel’s (serving Jews on college campuses) at Tulane, Arizona, and Colorado. Before seminary studies, he practiced law in Los Angeles, with a B. A. and J.D. from UCLA, rooting their team to six national basketball championships in seven years. Rabbi Karz-Wagman has founded: Holocaust Education Committees; groups to celebrate diversity and fight prejudice; and Israel advocacy groups. He served as a leader for domestic violence; interfaith education; and United Way.