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A Vibrant Reform Jewish Synagogue in Bergen County.

Temple Avodat Shalom

Serving northern New Jersey since 1952.

Upcoming Events

September 19, 2019 at 12:00pm
September 20, 2019 at 8:00pm
September 21, 2019 at 10:30am
September 21, 2019 at 8:00pm

Leadership

Temple Avodat Shalom has a community of leaders in more than a dozen departments, including education, membership, finance, communications, technology, development, maintenance, events, and administrative support. Led by our Rabbi, Temple Avodat Shalom has only the best and brightest talent to deliver the highest quality service to our members. Our staff, which we consider "a family," is committed to excellence.

Leadership


Board of Directors 2019-2020
Officers
 President – Steve Berman 
     president@avodatshalom.net

  Executive Vice President – David Sloves 
     vicepresident@avodatshalom.net

 Education Vice President – Larry Altman 

 Financial Vice President – Marc Herrmann 
     finance@avodatshalom.net

 Membership Vice President – Michael Starr 
     membership@avodatshalom.net

 Treasurer – Gunter Hecht 

 Secretary – Vicki Monaloy 

 Financial Secretary – Peggy Schneider 
     finsec@avodatshalom.net

 Immediate Past President – Audrey Rosenblatt 

Additional Past Presidents –

  Michael Edelstein

 Leonard Lawton

Trustees
Gary Barth
 Jason Berger
 Steve Cohen
 Meryl Kordower
 Fred Levitan
 Brett Norton
 Brian Seligman
 Mitch Sheiner
 Michael Wacks

Other Officials
Parliamentarian – TBD

School Committee
 Jane Gaffin - Chairperson
   schoolcommittee@avodatshalom.net
Lisa Nelson-Cohen
Seth Kadesh
   rsfundraising@avodatshalom.net
Maggie Klein
Jill Prins
Julie Rabinowitz 
Josh Reicher
Debbie Seife
Aarthi Seligman
   challah@avodatshalom.net

Brotherhood
 President – Mike Edelstein
     brotherhood@avodatshalom.net

Sisterhood
 Co-President – Elizabeth Dunkelman
Co-President – Cassy Kadesh
     sisterhood@avodatshalom.net

Standing Committee Chairs
Administrative – Barbara King
   admincomm@avodatshalom.net
Buildings & Grounds – Jeffrey Pollack
 Constitution – Nilene Evans Chase
 Dues Adjustment – Peggy Schneider
    finsec@avodatshalom.net
 Finance – Marc Herrmann
   finance@avodatshalom.net
Funeral Society – Barbara King
Publicity – Gary Barth
 Mitch Sheiner
     publicity@avodatshalom.net
 Religious Activities – Russell Sagerman
     rac@avodatshalom.net
 School – Jane Gaffin
 Social Justice – Nilene Evans Chase
   justice@avodatshalom.net
 Technology – Joel Rosenblatt
   tech@avodatshalom.net
Ways & Means –
 Lisa Cohen
Amy Lederman
     fundraising@avodatshalom.net
 Young Families – Wendy Grinberg
     youngfamilies@avodatshalom.net
 Youth Activities – Margie Gelbwasser