Meet The Rabbis

Rabbi Kathleen de Magtige-Middleton          Mosaic Reform
Rabbi Kathleen was born in Utrecht, in The Netherlands. She was awarded an MA in Semitic Languages and Cultures at the University of Amsterdam in 1994, and an MA in Jewish Studies at the Leo Baeck College in 1999.  Rabbi Middleton was appointed as Minister of Middlesex New Synagogue (now Mosaic Reform) and successor to Rabbi Simon Franses z”l in 2008.   more info


Rabbi Natasha Mann         Mosaic Masorti
Rabbi Natasha Mann hails from the grassy hills of Hertfordshire, England, and moved to Jerusalem to study in the Conservative Yeshiva after completing her undergraduate degree in Theology at Heythrop College, University of London. Rabbi Natasha was ordained at the Ziegler School of Rabbinic Studies (American Jewish University, Los Angeles) in 2019, where she also received a Master’s degree in Rabbinic Studies and a Certificate in Jewish Education.  more info

Rabbi Rachel Benjamin          Mosaic Liberal
Rabbi Rachel Benjamin lived in Los Angeles from 1984 to 1994, where she gained an MA in Jewish Studies at Hebrew Union College.  She was ordained in 1998, at Leo Baeck College, and has served as Rabbi at Northwood & Pinner Liberal Synagogue, the Progressive Jewish Community of East Anglia, South Bucks Jewish Community and the Liberal Jewish Synagogue.  Rabbi Rachel supported Mosaic Liberal Synagogue in a pastoral role in the first few months of the Covid-19 pandemic and, as of July 1st 2020, serves as our Rabbi.    more info