Professional Staff

Executive Team


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Rabbi Aaron Lerner
Executive Director
The Rosalinde and Arthur Gilbert Foundation Chair

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David Berman
Chief Operating Officer

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Rachael Petru
Director of Philanthropic Partnerships

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Perla Karney
Artistic Director, The Dortort Center for Creativity in the Arts
and Rabbi Chaim Seidler-Feller Institute for Jewish Learning

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Rabbi Chaim Seidler-Feller
Director Emeritus
 

Student Life Team


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Rabbi Tarlan Rabizadeh
Simha and Sara Lainer Senior Jewish Educator &
Director of Student Life

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Rabbi Aryeh and Sharona Kaplan
Jewish Learning Initiative on Campus

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Molly Auerbach
Springboard Innovation Fellow
 

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Navee Cohen
Israel Fellow
 

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Maili Lampe
Springboard Social Justice Fellow
 

Development Team


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Gisele Goldwater-Feldman
Director of Community Philanthropy
 

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Mor S. Gedalia
Assistant Director of Gift Acquisitions

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Carrie Cook
Donor Services Associate
 

Facilities Team


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Adrian Villegas
Facilities Associate
 

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Anthony Dennis
CBTL Manager & Front Desk Supervisor
 

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Michael Wilson
Facilities Assistant

Email is the best way to make initial contact, however, if a phone call is preferred, please call the main line at (310) 208-3081 to be transferred.