Who We Are

Who We Are

EXECUTIVE TEAM

Rabbi Aaron Lerner, Executive Director
David Berman, Chief Operating Officer
Rachael Petru, Director of Philanthropic Partnerships
Perla Karney, Artistic Director
Rabbi Chaim Seidler-Feller, Director Emeritus

STUDENT LIFE TEAM

Rabbi Tarlan Rabizadeh, Simha and Sara Lainer Senior Jewish Educator & Director of Student Life
Rabbi Aryeh and Sharona KaplanJewish Learning Initiative on Campus
Molly Auerbach, Springboard Innovation Fellow
Maili Lampe, Springboard Social Justice Fellow
Navee Cohen, Israel Fellow 

DEVELOPMENT TEAM

Gisele Goldwater-Feldman, Director of Community Philanthropy
Mor S. Gedalia Pesachov, Associate Director of Philanthropy
Carrie Cook, Donor Services Associate

FACILITIES TEAM

Adrian Villegas, Facilities Associate
Michael Wilson, Facilities Assistant

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Julie Monkarsh Gadinsky, President
Arnold Anisgarten
Elliot Berdy*
Alan Berro
Aaron  Boudaie*
Ziva Cooper
Phyllis Colman
Lauren Eber
Sandy Einberg
Michael Farahnik
Assemblymember Jesse Gabriel
Stephen Gingold
Binat Gousinov*
Alan Hiller
Naomi Hochman
Tamara Horwich, M.D.
Joan Kessler
Professor Russell Korobkin
Gabrielle Lasry*
Robin Nourmand
Frank Ponder
Ben Robinow*
Dorothy Salkin
Richard Slavin
Sasha Strauss
Eric Sussman
Daniel Tenenblatt
Bob Wolfe
Moryel Yashar*

*Student Director

BOARD OF TRUSTEES

David Henry Simon, Chair
Mayim Bialik
Sandy and Robert Carroll
Phyllis and Philip Colman
David Dortort (z"l)
Sandy and Howard Einberg
Julie Monkarsh Gadinsky
Elaine and David Gill
Carole Goldberg
Roz and Abner Goldstine
William Isacoff, M.D.
Mark Lainer
Judith and Louis (z"l) Miller
Sepideh and Robin Nourmand
Frank Ponder
Dorothy and Avram Salkin
William and Anna Tenenblatt
Caryn and Alan Viterbi
Marilyn Ziering