RABBI STANTON ZAMEK
RABBI STANTON ZAMEKUJC Congregational Rabbi
Rabbi Stanton Zamek has been the spiritual leader of the United Jewish Congregation of Hong Kong since 2008. Prior to coming to the UJC, Rabbi Zamek served congregations in Baton Rouge, Louisiana and San Francisco, California. Rabbi Zamek was ordained by the Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion in 1996, in the same class as his wife, Rabbi Martha Bergadine, the UJC’s director of Education and Programming. Rabbi Zamek and Rabbi Bergadine have two children. Prior to entering the seminary, Rabbi Zamek practiced law in Chicago, Illinois. He has a J.D. from Northwestern University School of Law.
RABBI LEE DIAMOND Z”L
RABBI LEE DIAMOND Z”LRabbi Emeritus
Ordained at the Jewish Theological Seminary of America, Rabbi Lee Diamond made aliya to Israel in 1971 and began his unique rabbinate as an Israel Educator for the Diaspora, serving as Israel director of the Alexander Muss High School in Israel, Associate Director of Israel office of the Union for Reform Judaism (URJ) and the North American Federation of Temple Youth (Reform – NFTY) Israel programs, and Rabbi of United Jewish Congregation in Hong Kong. Upon Rabbi Diamond’s return to his home in Israel in 2004, he was appointed Rabbi Emeritus of The UJC. Rabbi Diamond passed away in 2019 but his memory and legacy continue to be a blessing to The UJC.
RABBI MARTHA BERGADINE
RABBI MARTHA BERGADINEEducation & Programming Director
Rabbi Martha Bergadine has served as the Education and Programming Director of The UJC since 2009. She brings with her an extensive background in Youth and Adult Education having serv