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A Vibrant Reform Jewish Synagogue in Bergen County.

Temple Avodat Shalom

Serving northern New Jersey since 1952.

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 2018-2019
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
Lisa Nelson-Cohen
Seth Kadesh
Maggie Klein
Julie Rabinowitz 
Debbie Seife
Aarthi Seligman

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

 

Board Meeting Schedule

All board meetings are open to all members in good standing. We welcome your attendance.

Sunday, July 15, 2018 - 10 AM (Breakfast Spouses/Partners welcome)
Thursday, September 20, 2018 - 7:30 PM
Sunday, October 21, 2018 - 9:30 AM
Sunday, November 11, 2018 - 7:00 PM
Sunday, November 11, 2018 - Congregational Meeting 7:30 PM
Sunday, December 2, 2018 - Executive Committe Meeting with Past Presidents 9:30 AM 
Tuesday, December 18, 2018 - 7:30 PM
Tuesday, January 22, 2019 - 7:30 PM
Sunday, March 3, 2019 - Executive Committee Meeting 9:30 AM
Sunday, March 10, 2019 - 9:30 AM
Tuesday, April 9, 2019 - 7:30 PM 
Sunday, May 5, 2019 - 9:30 AM
Wednesday, May 22, 2019 - Congregational Meeting 7:30 PM