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Our Extraordinary People

Please take a little time to get to know:  Our Clergy  |  Our Staff  |  Our Board of Directors


Our Clergy

Rabbi John Carrier | Senior Rabbi

"You shall not oppress a stranger, for you know the feelings of the stranger, having yourselves been strangers in the land of Egypt." - Exodus 23:9 | Click for bio...

Cantor Ruth Berman Harris | Cantor

“Align yourself with people that you can learn from, people who want more out of life, people who are stretching and searching and seeking for higher ground.” - Les Brown (adapted) | Click for bio...

Rabbi Aimee Gerace | Education Director

“Educate a child according to their way and even when they are old, they will not depart from it.” - Proverbs 22:6 | Click for bio...

Rabbi Gilbert Kollin | Rabbi Emeritus

שִׁיר הַמַּעֲלוֹת לְדָוִד הִנֵּה מַה־טּוֹב וּמַה־נָּעִים שֶׁבֶת אַחִים גַּם־יָחַד׃

A song of ascents. Of David. How good and how pleasant it is that brothers dwell together. - Psalms 133:1 | Click for bio...

Our Staff

Melissa Levy | Executive Director

“To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.” - Ralph Waldo Emerson. | Click for bio...


Theresa Brekan | Operations Manager

“The purpose of my life is not to be happy. It is to be useful, to be honorable, to be compassionate, to have it make some difference that you have lived and lived well.” - Ralph Waldo Emerson | Click for bio...


Lisa Lam | Accountant

"Dare to live the life you have dreamed for yourself. Go forward and make your dreams come true". - Ralph Waldo Emerson | Click for bio...


Daniel Platt | Office Manager, LBSRS

"The laws of morality are also those of art" - Robert Schumann | Click for bio...


Claire Gorfinkel | Chaplain

"May the Source of strength, who blessed the ones before us, help us find the courage to make our lives a blessing." – Mi Shebeirach prayer | Click for bio...


Emily Fischer | Asst. Director, Youth Engagement & Education

“Our goal should be to live life in radical amazement...get up in the morning and look at the world in a way that takes nothing for granted. Everything is phenomenal; everything is incredible; never treat life casually. To be spiritual is to be amazed.” - Rabbi Abraham Joshua Heschel | Click for bio...

Alex Beck | Facility Manager

"Life's like a box of tools. Sometimes you just gotta remember where you put 'em." - Alex Beck, referencing Forrest Gump | Click for bio...

Robert "RJ" Brown III | Facilities

“It is good to have an end to journey toward; but it is the journey that matters, in the end.” - Ursula K. Le Guin | Click for bio...

Our Leadership

Stacey Sharp | President

"Yesterday is history. Tomorrow is a mystery. But today is a gift; That is why it is called THE PRESENT." - Kung Fu Panda

stacsharp@aol.comClick for bio...


Michele Masjedi  | VP Management

Nancy Goldstein  | VP Programs

Jack Singer  | Treasurer

Joseph Widman  | Secretary


Andrea Mark  | VP Planning

Geoff DeBoskey  | Past President

BOARD MEMBERS (continued)

Meredith Rose  | Member-at-Large

Michele Browning  | Member-at-Large

Richard Rosenbaum  | Member-at-Large

Sue Hogan  | Member-at-Large

Phil Callahan  | Member-at-Large

Adriana Quinn  | Member-at-Large

Nancy Carlton | Sisterhood President

Jack Singer  | Men's Club President


Todd Levine | Facilities

Nancy Zuckerman | Religious School

Peter Mendel | Religious Affairs

Judy Callahan | Adult Education

Stacy & Stu Miller | Leadership Development

Shoshana Rosenbaum | Youth Programs

Sun, March 26 2023 4 Nisan 5783