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Jewish Heart and Soul—Rabbi-Cantor Annie Bornstein

Glen Allen , VA

LOCATION

4560 Marshall Run Circle, Apt 103
Glen Allen, VA 23059 US (map)

PHONE

804-335-4041

WEBSITE

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ABOUT US

“From every human being there rises a light that reaches straight to heaven. And when two souls that are destined to be together find each other, a single brighter light goes from their... Read more
“From every human being there rises a light that reaches straight to heaven. And when two souls that are destined to be together find each other, a single brighter light goes from their united being.” - Baal Shem Tov

It would be my privilege to work with you on creating a warm, unique and inclusive ceremony that reflects your values and love.

I officiate at Jewish, Contemporary, Interfaith, Cross Cultural, Same Sex and non sectarian wedding ceremonies, as well as Baby Namings, Pet Memorials, and special Anniversary Celebrations.

When appropriate, I am happy to co-officiate with clergy of other faiths.

It is my pleasure to serve Washington, DC, Maryland, Virginia, West Virginia and areas in North Carolina. As well, I am available for destination weddings.

Again, it would be my privilege to guide you as you begin the exciting journey leading up to your wedding.

I am happy to perform wedding services for:
▪ Jewish couples ▪ Interfaith couples ▪ Same-sex couples


I look forward to hearing from you! I may be reached at 804-335-4041 or through Jewishheartandsoul.com. Read less
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INFO FOR OFFICIANT

What types of weddings and events do you provide services for?
Civil Union, Interfaith Ceremony, Non-religious, Single Religion, Vow Renewal
What services do you provide?
Allow Couples' Own Vows, Licensed, Premarital Counseling
What religious affiliations do you serve?
Agnostic, Jewish
On average, how long are wedding ceremonies you officiate?
<30 Mins.
In which states are you licensed?
DC, MD, NC, NY, VA

REVIEWS

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AD
Wedding:
6/6/2015
5.0/5.0
As an inter-faith, same sex couple, we were happy to find Rabbi Annie through an online search. Initially, we were seeking a rabbi who would officiate for our wedding before sundown on the Sabbath because our belief system didn’t preclude us from marrying on a Saturday. In Rabbi Annie, we found more than an officiant. Annie helped make the experience of preparing for our nuptials thoughtful, intimate, and special; and what she brought to the big day, itself, made the ceremony powerful, rich and meaningful both for us and our guests.

Annie understood and appreciated that our belief systems include a blend of secular Humanism and Judaism, and worked with us to plan the right balance of Jewish ritual with non-religious content. Annie worked with us to create a ceremony that blended tradition and modernity.

Rabbi Annie was generous with her time in pre-ceremony consultations. And she both patiently and assertively advised us to act on ceremony priorities when wedding planning got hectic. She worked well with our style of planning, and brought everything together prior to the ceremony so all pieces fell into place.
As an inter-faith, same sex couple, we were happy to find Rabbi Annie through an online search. Initially, we were seeking Read more...
As an inter-faith, same sex couple, we were happy to find Rabbi Annie through an online search. Initially, we were seeking a rabbi who would officiate for our wedding before sundown on the Sabbath because our belief system didn’t preclude us from marrying on a Saturday. In Rabbi Annie, we found more than an officiant. Annie helped make the experience of preparing for our nuptials thoughtful, intimate, and special; and what she brought to the big day, itself, made the ceremony powerful, rich and meaningful both for us and our guests.

Annie understood and appreciated that our belief systems include a blend of secular Humanism and Judaism, and worked with us to plan the right balance of Jewish ritual with non-religious content. Annie worked with us to create a ceremony that blended tradition and modernity.

Rabbi Annie was generous with her time in pre-ceremony consultations. And she both patiently and assertively advised us to act on ceremony priorities when wedding planning got hectic. She worked well with our style of planning, and brought everything together prior to the ceremony so all pieces fell into place. Read less
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Lauren
Wedding:
5/23/2015
5.0/5.0
Rabbi Annie exceeded all of my expectations. My husband is Jewish and it was important to me to have a Jewish ceremony as I hope to convert after the wedding. While wanting to keep Jewish traditions, I also wanted to make sure the ceremony reflected us as a couple and felt personal. Through our meetings, Rabbi Annie really got to know us and understand our relationship. We reviewed a traditional Jewish wedding program and Rabbi Annie helped me alter the layout to better fit our needs. Even after our meetings I still wasn't sure what to expect from the ceremony, as I had never been to a Jewish wedding. I was completely blown away by how perfect it was. As the majority of our guests were not Jewish, Rabbi Annie took the time to explain the different elements of the service. She also incorporated conversations that we had in our meetings to share with the guests the love my husband and I have for each other. She knew we wanted the ceremony to be under 30 minutes, and she had it completed in 22! Every guest I spoke to during our cocktail hour couldn't stop talking about how perfect the ceremony was.

Rabbi Annie thank you so much for guiding me through this process and making our ceremony so incredibly special.
Rabbi Annie exceeded all of my expectations. My husband is Jewish and it was important to me to have a Jewish ceremony as Read more...
Rabbi Annie exceeded all of my expectations. My husband is Jewish and it was important to me to have a Jewish ceremony as I hope to convert after the wedding. While wanting to keep Jewish traditions, I also wanted to make sure the ceremony reflected us as a couple and felt personal. Through our meetings, Rabbi Annie really got to know us and understand our relationship. We reviewed a traditional Jewish wedding program and Rabbi Annie helped me alter the layout to better fit our needs. Even after our meetings I still wasn't sure what to expect from the ceremony, as I had never been to a Jewish wedding. I was completely blown away by how perfect it was. As the majority of our guests were not Jewish, Rabbi Annie took the time to explain the different elements of the service. She also incorporated conversations that we had in our meetings to share with the guests the love my husband and I have for each other. She knew we wanted the ceremony to be under 30 minutes, and she had it completed in 22! Every guest I spoke to during our cocktail hour couldn't stop talking about how perfect the ceremony was.

Rabbi Annie thank you so much for guiding me through this process and making our ceremony so incredibly special. Read less
Services Used: Officiant
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Jessica
Wedding:
4/26/2015
5.0/5.0
Rabbi Annie was absolutely fabulous. She was always very responsive. In fact, when my grandmother was quite ill on a Friday night and we couldn't reach any other rabbis to come say a prayer, Rabbi Annie answered my calls and said the prayers via speakerphone for us. It was quite a blessing. Rabbi Annie really took the time to get to know us during our premarital sessions and put together a beautiful service for the wedding. Our friends and family were very impressed. Would definitely recommend her to anyone looking for a wonderful Rabbi to be by their side on their special day.
Rabbi Annie was absolutely fabulous. She was always very responsive. In fact, when my grandmother was quite ill on a Read more...
Rabbi Annie was absolutely fabulous. She was always very responsive. In fact, when my grandmother was quite ill on a Friday night and we couldn't reach any other rabbis to come say a prayer, Rabbi Annie answered my calls and said the prayers via speakerphone for us. It was quite a blessing. Rabbi Annie really took the time to get to know us during our premarital sessions and put together a beautiful service for the wedding. Our friends and family were very impressed. Would definitely recommend her to anyone looking for a wonderful Rabbi to be by their side on their special day. Read less
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Richard
Wedding:
11/1/2014
5.0/5.0
Rabbi-Cantor Annie Bornstein and I recently co-officiated at my niece's wedding at the University of Virginia Chapel. It quickly became a warm and wonderful collaboration as we crafted a ceremony that honored the religious traditions of a Jewish - Christian union, and of course, the wishes of the couple. All of us were deeply moved by Annie's beautiful voice chanting of the Seven Wedding Blessings and her stories and explanations of the Jewish wedding customs which were part of this service. The result was a beautiful ceremony and a lovely memory for the couple, their families and friends.

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Rabbi-Cantor Annie Bornstein and I recently co-officiated at my niece's wedding at the University of Virginia Chapel. It Read more...
Rabbi-Cantor Annie Bornstein and I recently co-officiated at my niece's wedding at the University of Virginia Chapel. It quickly became a warm and wonderful collaboration as we crafted a ceremony that honored the religious traditions of a Jewish - Christian union, and of course, the wishes of the couple. All of us were deeply moved by Annie's beautiful voice chanting of the Seven Wedding Blessings and her stories and explanations of the Jewish wedding customs which were part of this service. The result was a beautiful ceremony and a lovely memory for the couple, their families and friends.

The Reverend Richard H. White Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
Recently Married
5.0/5.0
Rabbi Annie is wonderful! She is extremely thoughtful and caring, and a really good listener. She is also very helpful leading up to the wedding, providing different options and thoughts for the ceremony, and even books to read up on. We had so many guests tell us about what a beautiful ceremony we had - something guests don't normally emphasize! We couldn't have been happier and we intend to keep in touch with her! We definitely recommend Rabbi Annie 100%!
Rabbi Annie is wonderful! She is extremely thoughtful and caring, and a really good listener. She is also very helpful Read more...
Rabbi Annie is wonderful! She is extremely thoughtful and caring, and a really good listener. She is also very helpful leading up to the wedding, providing different options and thoughts for the ceremony, and even books to read up on. We had so many guests tell us about what a beautiful ceremony we had - something guests don't normally emphasize! We couldn't have been happier and we intend to keep in touch with her! We definitely recommend Rabbi Annie 100%! Read less
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Sarah
Wedding:
10/12/2014
5.0/5.0
Rabbi-Cantor Annie was an amazing officiant. She was warm, friendly, accommodating to our special wishes, and sang with the most beautiful voice that gave our chuppah an extraordinary atmosphere. We cannot recommend her highly enough! Toda raba and chibukim!
Rabbi-Cantor Annie was an amazing officiant. She was warm, friendly, accommodating to our special wishes, and sang with Read more...
Rabbi-Cantor Annie was an amazing officiant. She was warm, friendly, accommodating to our special wishes, and sang with the most beautiful voice that gave our chuppah an extraordinary atmosphere. We cannot recommend her highly enough! Toda raba and chibukim! Read less
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Leah
Wedding:
9/7/2014
5.0/5.0
Rabbi Annie Bornstein worked closely with us to put together a meaningful ceremony that represented both our Jewish and Christian backgrounds and brought our families together as one. She was flexible and easy to work with. I would highly recommend her as an officiant for multi-faith weddings.
Rabbi Annie Bornstein worked closely with us to put together a meaningful ceremony that represented both our Jewish and Read more...
Rabbi Annie Bornstein worked closely with us to put together a meaningful ceremony that represented both our Jewish and Christian backgrounds and brought our families together as one. She was flexible and easy to work with. I would highly recommend her as an officiant for multi-faith weddings. Read less
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kennis
Wedding:
6/21/2014
5.0/5.0
Where to begin? We wouldn't want to make you verklempt again, so we'll try to keep it short and not too overflowing with emotion, but it won't be easy. You were great. Just great. Such a huge heart, a sharp mind, and your voice? Holy s*&%^&! Hearing it ring, echoing through the hills, seeing the deer running from the sound, being told of the horses behind us, stiffening their necks with attention at your song and hearing from everyone- but we mean everyone, but we mean, seriously everyone, who told us how amazing the ceremony was and that it was the best ceremony they'd ever been to, you can't imagine what that means to us.

We were told by a judge who performs weddings regularly that this was the best ceremony she'd ever seen. We were told by the photographer who shoots weddings every weekend that this was the best ceremony he'd ever seen. We were told by a mother that this was the best ceremony she'd ever seen- that she'd liked her own daughter's wedding and all, but that this was through the roof. Most importantly of all perhaps, though, we both heard from each other how blessed we feel to have stumbled on you by accident via a google search or two and to have instantly fell in love with you, and to agree without any reservation, that the ceremony very simply just kicked ass.

love, andros and kennis
Where to begin? We wouldn't want to make you verklempt again, so we'll try to keep it short and not too overflowing with Read more...
Where to begin? We wouldn't want to make you verklempt again, so we'll try to keep it short and not too overflowing with emotion, but it won't be easy. You were great. Just great. Such a huge heart, a sharp mind, and your voice? Holy s*&%^&! Hearing it ring, echoing through the hills, seeing the deer running from the sound, being told of the horses behind us, stiffening their necks with attention at your song and hearing from everyone- but we mean everyone, but we mean, seriously everyone, who told us how amazing the ceremony was and that it was the best ceremony they'd ever been to, you can't imagine what that means to us.

We were told by a judge who performs weddings regularly that this was the best ceremony she'd ever seen. We were told by the photographer who shoots weddings every weekend that this was the best ceremony he'd ever seen. We were told by a mother that this was the best ceremony she'd ever seen- that she'd liked her own daughter's wedding and all, but that this was through the roof. Most importantly of all perhaps, though, we both heard from each other how blessed we feel to have stumbled on you by accident via a google search or two and to have instantly fell in love with you, and to agree without any reservation, that the ceremony very simply just kicked ass.

love, andros and kennis Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
1+ year ago
5.0/5.0
The wedding ceremony was beautiful, meaningful and memorable!
The wedding ceremony was beautiful, meaningful and memorable!
The wedding ceremony was beautiful, meaningful and memorable! Read less
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Sarah
Wedding:
6/7/2014
5.0/5.0
I can't even put into words the experience Ben and I had with Rabbi Bornstein. She is one of the most amazing people I have met and quickly became one if my favorite people to work with for our wedding. She was extremely flexible and scheduled skype sessions with us to really get to know eachother.

We received so many compliments about our wedding-most about our rabbi and how kind and heartfelt her words were. She is a wonderful person, an incredible rabbi and now-a dear friend.
I can't even put into words the experience Ben and I had with Rabbi Bornstein. She is one of the most amazing people I Read more...
I can't even put into words the experience Ben and I had with Rabbi Bornstein. She is one of the most amazing people I have met and quickly became one if my favorite people to work with for our wedding. She was extremely flexible and scheduled skype sessions with us to really get to know eachother.

We received so many compliments about our wedding-most about our rabbi and how kind and heartfelt her words were. She is a wonderful person, an incredible rabbi and now-a dear friend. Read less
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