Jim Liebeskind, Substitute Teacher

Jim Liebeskind has worked at Congregation Or Chadash for several years.

Jim was born and raised in Portland, Maine. His family made Aliyah (immigrated) to Israel in 1968 and there, Jim served in the Israeli Army for a total of 13 years, participating in 3 of Israel’s wars.

Jim met his wife Rina (our Director of Education) while they were both soldiers in the Engineering Corps. They got married in Israel and then moved to Tucson to be near Jim’s parents. Jim and Rina have two girls, Sharon and Eve, and for the past 25 years, they have called Tucson their home.

Jim served as an officer on the Or Chadash Board from 2009 to 2012.