Welcome to Rabbi Chava Bahle's home page. May the words and ideas on this page be a blessing!
Rabbi Chava lives in rural northern Michigan, near Traverse City, and travels the country to inspire people of all faiths. She is an ordained rabbi in Jewish Renewal, and an ordained Maggid, a Jewish inspirational preacher and story teller.
Here is what recent participants her programs have to say:
"We just wanted to thank you for marrying us. The service was just beautiful and more than we ever expected. Not only were we stunned at how gorgeous the wedding was, so were our guests. God has really given you a gift and we are so glad you could share it with us. Your words moved everyone and made a difference in many lives."
-- Wedding Couple
"We cannot thank you enough for making our wedding day so special and memorable. You were so great to work with all year and we appreciate all the time you took to make our ceremony truly personal. People are still talking about how special the ceremony was: spiritual, unique, intimate and cozy are just a few words to describe how we reflect on our special day."
-- Wedding Couple
"We wanted to thank you again for our son's bar mitzvah such a wonderful experience. I can't tell you how happy we were with everything. You are such a warm caring person and that really came out during the service. You are just a wonderful rabbi, a true asset to rabbi-hood."
-- Distance Study Bar Mitzvah Family
"You were wonderful, meaningful -- you touched so hearts ... Thank you for sharing your heart and soul, your thoughts and wisdom with us."
"It feels like a simple thank you will not express how wonderful you were as our wedding Rabbi. You created the most beautiful ceremony ever! The mixture of seriousness, fun, meaning, were perfect and every time someone mentions the wedding, it is quickly followed by "that awesome Rabbi".
-- Wedding couple
"Wow! You have no idea how wonderful it was to have you as our Rabbi. The ceremony was exactly what we were hoping for. We are so thankful for all the help and guidance you gave us adn we consider it a blessing we found you. So many of our guests were touched by the ceremony..."