Rabbi Miriam Terlinchamp serves as the spiritual leader of Temple Sholom in Cincinnati, OH. She serves as the current President of The Amos Project, the largest faith-based organizing body in Ohio with 55 Cincinnati-area congregations. Rabbi Terlinchamp is a Rabbis Without Borders Fellow and part of the CLAL Spiritual Entrepreneur 2017 cohort incubator, a collaborative partnership between CLAL and the Columbia Business School. She is active in Ohio Organizing Collaborative, Economics of Compassion, and serves on several boards and committees within the Cincinnati Jewish community.
Rabbi Terlinchamp received her master’s degree in Hebrew Letters in 2008 and was ordained as a rabbi in 2010 at HUC-JIR, Los Angeles. She received her Bachelor’s degree in Philosophy of Religion and Studio Art from Scripps College in Claremont, CA and received additional studio art training at the London Slade School of Art. Previous to joining Temple Sholom, Rabbi Terlinchamp served as chaplain and at the Los Angeles County Men’s jail, the Los Angeles Home for the Aging, as a rabbinic fellow at Temple De Hirsch Sinai in Seattle, WA and a national Kol Tzedek fellow for AJWS. Rabbi Terlinchamp and her husband have two young daughters, Sienna and Magnolia.