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 William Lichtman  Mr. William Lichtman

Mr. Lichtman has been teaching at Temple Aliyah for 35 years. Mr. Lichtman received a B.A. and Master’s in Education from Boston University and Hebrew College, respectively. Mr. Lichtman also taught in the public schools in Boston for 42 years and has served as Assistant Director at Camp Yavneh. Mr. Lichtman loves to talk about sports.  

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  Ms. Betsy Siegel

Temple Aliyah has been Betsy’s home for 6 years. Previously Betsy worked at other area synagogues. She attended South Area Solomon Schechter Day School and graduated from Quinnipiac University. Betsy enjoys reading while having a nice cup of warm tea.

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Gerald Frim  Mr. Gerald Frim

After tutoring privately and teaching at Temple Reyim for six years, Gerry is thrilled to have landed at Temple Aliyah. A native of Newton, he is a proud graduate of Hebrew College and the University of Pennsylvania, with degrees in Mathematics, Education, Hebrew Literature and Law, who lived in Israel doing non-profit development work for four years. Although Gerry spends his weekdays as an attorney, his fondest memories are of Prozdor, Hebrew College, Camp Yavneh, Ramah in New England, and years of working with Ethiopian Jews. Gerry enjoys Israeli music, dinners in New York City with his daughter, and weekends in the New Hampshire woods.

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Wilma Oskar Ms. Wilma Sack-Poyser

Wilma has been at Temple Aliyah for 4 years, teaching on and off for about 10 years. Wilma made Aliyah with her family as a young girl and spent 15 years in Israel. During her years in Israel, Wilma attended school, served in the IDF, traveled across the country hiking, camping, climbing and exploring Israel. Moving back to the US with her 2 daughters, Wilma holds a BS in Business management and is currently working on her Masters in Jewish Education. She looks forward to sharing her love of Israel with the students at Temple Aliyah.

Ellyn Shriber  Ms. Ellyn Shriber

Ellyn is eager to share her love of Hebrew, Torah and Jewish history with the children and families of Temple Aliyah. She enjoys cooking, gardening, good books and cycling.  A favorite pastime is travelling to visit her daughters who make their Jewish mother very proud. 

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Caroline Nudelman  Ms. Caroline Nudelman

In addition to working in the Temple Aliyah office supporting Mercaz Aliyah for the last 8 years, Caroline has been teaching Hebrew to adults for over 10 years and started working with children 5 years ago. This is Caroline's third year teaching/coordinating the Hebrew Enrichment program for Mercaz Aliyah. Caroline attended day school. She holds a B.A. from the University of Pittsburgh in Anthropology with a minor in Hebrew. She also holds a graduate certificate from the Program for Women in Politics and Government, UMass Boston, and also attended Ulpan classes at Hebrew College.

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Nicole Sprenger  Ms. Nicole Sprenger

Nicole has been working at Temple Aliyah for several years. She has been an assistant in classrooms, helped out in the office, assisted during USY events and during our Early Release Days. This year she'll be our bus monitor and Kehillah Zone coordinator one day a week.  Nicole loves working for Mercaz Aliyah.