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Clergy Contacts

Rabbi Peter S. Berg
Rabbi David Spinrad
Rabbi Loren Filson Lapidus
Cantor Deborah Hartman
Rabbi Steven H. Rau, Director of Lifelong Learning
Rabbi Lydia Medwin, Director of Congregational Engagement and Outreach

Staff Contacts

Mark R. Jacobson
      Executive Director

Ronnie van Gelder
      Program Director
Edye Summerfield
      Weinberg Early Learning Center Director
Elizabeth Foster
      Family & Teen Educator
Stephanie Fields
      Education Coordinator
Sharon Graetz
      Engagement Associate
Zachary Hoffman

Engagement Associate

Diana Lerner

Education Administrative Assistant

The Temple Breman Religious School & Weinberg Early Learning Center  

Adult Lifelong Learning (TAMID) Programs 
Stephanie Fields 1103
Adult Lifelong Learning (TAMID) Registration Cherie Winsett 1154
Billing & Financials  Melinda Brackin 1135
Board of Trustee Matters  Mark Jacobson 1134
Clergy Appointments
Dianne Ratowsky  1144

Cherie Winsett  1154
Communications (Bulletin/Email/Website) Mark Jacobson  1134
Converting to Judaism Cherie Winsett 1154
Donations to The Temple  Rita Zadoff 1132
Events at The Temple Rita Zadoff 1132
Judaism 101 & 102 Cherie Winsett 1154
Membership Tena Drew 1153
Pastoral Care & Lifecycle Events Dianne Ratowsky 1144
  Cherie Winsett 1154
Religious School Diana Lerner 1137
RSVP to Temple Events Joya Schmidt 1152
Shabbat Shalom Temple! A Tot Experience  Stephanie Fields 1103
The Temple Bulletin Mark Jacobson 1104
Tours of The Temple  Joya Schmidt 1152
Yahrzeit Plaques  Rita Zadoff 1132
Young Professionals
Rabbi David Spinrad
Youth Group  Elizabeth Foster 1146



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