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Officiant in White Plains, NY,
(914) 479-9716
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    Heather Arbiter

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  • Rabbi Linda was the best vendor we worked with for our wedding. We liked her right away on the phone and then meeting her. We picked her because we wanted to be married by a female Reform Rabbi who eagerly performed interfaith and LGBT weddings. She was so easy to work with and so organized! Every question was answered right away and she easily found time to meet with us as needed. She helped us craft a ceremony that felt the right mix of formulaic and custom, taught us about Jewish traditions we weren't as familiar with, and even helped us add a ritual from my husband's Wiccan faith (that she researched, suggested, and learned on her own!). The ceremony was just the right length, tailored to our guests who were mostly not Jewish so everyone understood what was happening. She helped us get a Ketubah and doing the proofing and translating, told our story during the ceremony by combining information from both of us, and had printouts of vows and readings at the ceremony. A few days b... Read more

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    Thank you so much for your complete and thoughtful review, Heather! I’m delighted that - as an independent, non-denominational rabbi - I was able to make your ceremony meaningful for you and Jared.

    Hallie

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  • Rabbi Linda is such a kind person whose love for love truly shows in her work. My husband is not Jewish, but I am, and it was very important to both of us that our ceremony reflected my upbringing, but was also very simple and personal. Believe it or not, in 2019 America, I found it so difficult to find a Rabbi who would marry us as an "interfaith" couple even though I am not religious and neither is my husband. From our first phone call, Rabbi Linda made us feel so comfortable and excited to be getting married. She is a great listener, is extremely organized and pays so much attention to every family/ceremony detail. She helped answer every single one of our questions, religious or otherwise, and was available every time we needed her. Our ceremony perfectly captured our simple style, and yet was so tasteful which she made it her very own way custom to us. She was especially helpful in finding ways to include my in-laws and my husband's brothers in our ceremony so that everyone felt i... Read more

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    I loved working with you and Jeff, Hallie. I’m so glad you all loved your ceremony. And it would certainly be my pleasure to name your babies!

    Jamie Margulies

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  • Rabbi Linda made our wedding ceremony so special. She was personal, kind, thoughtful, and truly took the time to get to know my Husband and I before marrying us. I couldn’t imagine anyone else to perform such an important and personal moment in our lives!

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    Thank you so much, Jamie! I loved working with you and Michael, and I’m thrilled that your ceremony meant so much to you.

    Kathy Vega

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  • We absolutely LOVE Rabbi Linda! She partnered with our congregation’s rabbi to create the most wonderful ceremony for us that integrated Jewish tradition and was also totally accessible for our non-Jewish guests with lots of meaningful and personal touches. Not only did we love it, our guests all raved about it the entire night! Some even said it was the best ceremony they’d ever seen. The entire process was great - Linda is accommodating, extremely kind, caring, professional, and she also has a great sense of humor :). It was everything we could have hoped for and more!

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    Kathy, how lovely to hear that you and your guests found the ceremony to be so enjoyable. It was a delight working with you and Aaron, and I’m thrilled that you loved the results.

    Vince Teodoro

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  • Rabbi Linda played a huge role in the success of our wedding. She was extremely helpful and accommodating throughout the whole marriage process. I am extremely grateful that we were able to celebrate such a wonderful event with Rabbi Linda.

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    It was entirely my pleasure, Vince. I loved working with you and Brianna to put together your beautiful, meaningful wedding ceremony in the time that we had. With best wishes for your assignment and your wonderful future together.

    Chelsea

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  • We love Rabbi Linda!! My now-husband and I live in Dallas and planned our wedding from afar. Rabbi Linda was so flexible and always accommodating to meet our always changing schedules, whether it was an early morning or late night FaceTime call - she really got to know us! Throughout the cocktail hour, our guests were asking how we found Rabbi Linda and how beautiful the ceremony was. Even some of our non-Jewish friends commented about how interesting and inclusive the ceremony was. We wanted short, meaningful and sweet and that is exactly what we received. We cannot say enough great words!!

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    Chelsea, thank you so much for your kind words. I’m delighted that your guests of different backgrounds enjoyed the ceremony. All good wishes for you and Andrew!

    tina

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  • Wonderful to work with. Really spent the time to get to know my husband and I in order to make our ceremony very special. The ceremony was perfect and really blended both family traditions. Could not recommend enough.

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    It was my great pleasure to get to know you and Jake, Tina, and to work with you and the deacon on your ceremony. I’m so glad you liked it!

    Alexa

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  • Rabbi Linda is the most kind person we have ever met. We got so many compliments on our wedding ceremony and comments on how well spoken she was and how perfect she described our relationship. From the beginning, she listened to exactly what we wanted, always made sure we knew what was going on and that we were organized to accomplish everything that needed to be done before our wedding. She makes you feel like family and I truly feel like she has known us forever. She responded so quickly anytime we reached out, offered any help that we needed, and so much more. Planning our wedding, we naturally got stressed but anytime it came to Rabbi Linda, we felt so calm. I really couldn't have asked for anyone better to marry us and would suggest anyone looking for a rabbi to use her wether you're very religious or not religious at all. She's incredible! Thank you again, rabbi :)

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    Thank you so much, Alexa, for your kind words. I loved working with you and Sam, and I’m delighted that you and your guests loved the ceremony we developed together.

    Kira

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  • Rabbi Linda helped us craft a ceremony that was uniquely us. It blended old traditions with modern elements that were important to us. She was not only so knowledgeable and totally prepared for anything (her husband even brought their own sound system which we ended up using), but so very kind and accommodative even as we made some last minute changes.

    Dana Rosen

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  • I wish I could adequately express how amazing Rabbi Linda is. She was recommended by a dear friend of mine, and little did we know that she would become such a special person in our lives. My husband and I feel so fortunate that we crossed paths with her, and that we had the honor of her marrying us at our wedding. WE GENUINELY FELT THAT OUR WEDDING WAS AS IMPORTANT TO RABBI LINDA AS IT WAS TO US. It does not get much better than that. She is incredibly kind and caring, and she (and her husband!) embraced us with open arms and an open heart. She accommodated our busy schedules and was incredibly flexible. She was responsive via phone and e-mail, and she listened attentively in order to understand what it was that we wanted for our ceremony. She hit the nail on the head! Everyone at our wedding was blown away by the ceremony, and how personal it felt. Rabbi Linda is person who exudes warmth and love and we feel so fortunate to know her. Thank you so much Rabbi Linda for helping to make ... Read more

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    Your wedding was truly magnificent, Dana, and I’m so happy that you and Jason loved your ceremony. It was very much my pleasure!

    Jeff Heckelman

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  • We loved working with Rabbi Linda to create a wedding ceremony that was unique for us. We both wanted a somewhat traditional Jewish wedding, but light on the religious aspects. Rabbi Linda understood our concerns and worked with us to put together a ceremony that felt right for us while respecting the important traditions. We didn't have a prior relationship with her, so she made a point of meeting with us multiple times (including by Facetime to work around our schedule and the distance between us), in order to get to know us better. As a result, the ceremony included a wonderful section in which Rabbi Linda told our story that helped make the ceremony feel very personal. Multiple guests have made a point of telling us how much they enjoyed the ceremony, thanks in large part to Rabbi Linda.

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    Thank you, Jeff. It was a pleasure working with you and Jen. And I’m so glad your guests enjoyed the ceremony.

    Hannah

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  • Rabbi Linda was very welcoming and understanding to our situation. She was lovely throughout the entire experience. I highly recommend using her services 😊

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    I loved working with you and Danny on your ceremony, Hannah, and I wish you both all the best throughout his tour of duty and beyond.

    Scott

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  • Rabbi Linda was really great! She was very easy to work with and very responsive. She really listened to our vision for our wedding and performed a wonderful ceremony. Many of our guests said it was one of the nicest ceremonies that had ever been to. She is through, intelligent, thoughtful and the list goes on. We highly recommend Rabbi Linda!

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    I'm so glad your wedding was just as you wanted it - elegant but not stuffy - at your magnificent venue in Central Park. I loved working with you and Deena, Scott. It was an honor to be part of your special day.

    Harry

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  • Rabbi Linda Golberg married my (new!) wife and I yesterday, and it was the most beautiful ceremony! She is Jewish and I am not, and Rabbi Goldberg seamlessly incorporated the traditions that were important to my wife, and modified as necessary to fit who we are as a couple. She met/spoke with us several times before the ceremony, was prompt in answering every question we had, arrived early the day of, and remembered every detail (even the ones we forgot!). People from both sides of our family commented on how special the ceremony was, and this was in large part to the sensitive, thoughtful, and professional job that Rabbi Goldberg did. Thank you so much!!

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    It was a great pleasure, Harry, to work with you and Shira and to officiate at your beautiful wedding. I’m so glad your families liked the ceremony. All good wishes!

    Laurie

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  • Rabbi Linda was a fabulous officiant for our New York City wedding, which included friends, family, and relatives traveling from all over the world. Though my new husband and I are both Jewish, neither of us are particularly religious and she helped us craft a ceremony that mixed traditions old and new, making us feel as though the ceremony reflected our values while still making our more religious relatives feel at home. She is very smart (a former CEO-turned-rabbi), exceedingly warm and sensitive to the needs of her clients. We would recommend her to anyone!

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    I so appreciate your lovely words, Laurie. You and Jonathan are a magnificent couple, and it was my pleasure to be part of your amazing, creative ceremony.
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