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Clergy Contacts                                                                                                                    

Rabbi Peter S. Berg, Lynne & Howard Halpern Senior Rabbinic Chair
Rabbi Loren Filson Lapidus Senior Associate Rabbi
Cantor Tracey Scher 
Rabbi Lydia Medwin
Rabbi Steven H. Rau, Director of Lifelong Learning 
Cantor Deborah Hartman, Emerita 
Rabbi Alvin M. Sugarman, Ph.D., Emeritus


Staff Contacts

Jeremy Perlin, Mark R. Jacobson Executive Director Chair
Sarah Shinsky, Weinberg Early Learning Center Director       
Kelli Harran, Director of Engagement and Communications
Mark R. Jacobson, Executive Director Emeritus


Education Team:          
Rebecca Good, Assistant Director of Education
Abby Friedman, BEC Administrative Assistant
Jordan Wilensky, Music Specialist 


Engagement Department:                                                            
Elizabeth C. Foster, Assistant Director of Engagement and Communications
Ryan Benjamin, Engagement and Communications Assistant


Accounting Department:
Melinda Brackin, Accounting Manager
Amy Cox, Accounting Staff     
Heather McKerley, Accounting Staff & Facilities Maintenance Coordinator


Administrative Team:                                                                                                                                 
Lisa Madrigal, Executive Assistant to the Senior Rabbi
Dianne Ratowsky, Donations Administrative Assistant
Tena Drew, Membership Manager
Marcharii van der Watt, Event & AV Coordinator
Nalo Grant, Clergy Administrative Assistant 
Dan Fishman, Audio/Visual Manager

Lonnie Fitzgerald, Maintenance Team                                                                                                                             Lt. Justin Strom, Head of Security

Adult Lifelong Learning Programs  Elizabeth Foster 1146
AV & Streaming Dan Fishman 1155
Billing & Financial Matters  Melinda Brackin 1135
Board of Trustee Matters  Jeremy Perlin 1134
Clergy Appointments Lisa Madrigal 1144
Communications (Bulletin/Email/Web)   Elizabeth Foster 2289
Converting to Judaism Rabbi Lydia Medwin 1154
Donations to The Temple  Dianne Ratowsky 2289
Events at The Temple Marcharii van der Watt 1132
Judaism 101 & 102 Elizabeth Foster 1146
Membership Tena Drew 1153
Pastoral Care & Lifecycle Events Lisa Madrigal 1144
Breman Education Center Rabbi Steven Rau 1138
RSVP to Temple Events Ryan Benjmain 1152
Tours of The Temple  Ryan Benjmain 1152
Yahrzeit & Mi Shebeirach Lists Lisa Ellinger 1132
Young Professionals Elizabeth Foster 1146
Youth Group  Rabbi Steven Rau 1138
Tue, May 21 2024 13 Iyar 5784