Board of Trustees, Committee Chairs, and Other Lay Leaders 2019-20

The Temple Aliyah Board of Trustees is comprised of the members of the Executive Committee (Names in bold indicates member of Executive Committee) and the committee chairs and other lay leaders listed below (* indicates non-Board position).

President - Arlene Bryer  [email protected]
Chairman of the Board -  Peter Krupp [email protected]
Vice President - Strategy & Development/Pres-Elect - Keith Lewinstein [email protected]
   Development TBA  
   Strategic Planning TBA  

Vice President - Youth and Education - Bruce Berns 

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   Religious School  Karen Langsner [email protected]
   Gan Aliyah Advisory Board Beth Moskowitz, Chair [email protected]
   Youth Committee Karen Levin [email protected]
   TA-K26 TBA  
   Temple Tots Amy Schulman [email protected]

Vice President - Communications - Gil Brodsky

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   Publicity Margie Glazer [email protected] 

Vice President - Operations - Marty Lipman

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   House Arthur Schawbel [email protected]
   Funds and Endowment David Levy [email protected] 
  Heydon Traub [email protected]
   Technology  David Rudolph [email protected]
   Tree of Life* Randee Brenner [email protected]

Vice President - Jewish Life - Aviva Jezer

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   Ritual Robin Metzger [email protected]
  Howard Kaufman [email protected]
   Social Action Rachel Weinstock [email protected]
  Janet Besser [email protected]
   Israel Kesher   Karen Shapiro [email protected]
  Lior Barnoon [email protected]
   Adult Education Judi Greenberg [email protected]
  Sharon Breitbart [email protected]
   Bar/Bat Mitzvah Liaison*  Judy Lee [email protected]
   Yahrzeit Notices*  Carol Flashner [email protected] 
   Yahrzeit Plaques*  Dawn Ringel [email protected] 

Vice President - Membership and Engagement - Noah Carp

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   Staying Connected  Lori Resnick [email protected]
  Stuart Altman [email protected]
   Kehillah   Marla Simon [email protected]
   Prospective Members Sarah Burns [email protected]
   Hesed*  Nicole Rudolph [email protected]
  Sharon Katz [email protected]
   Keruv* Susan Maxwell [email protected]
  Lynn Baum [email protected]

Vice President and Treasurer - Mitchell Leiman

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Financial Secretary - Alan Greenfield [email protected]
Assistant Financial Secretary - Jeffrey Cohen [email protected]
Sisterhood Representative - Judy Lee [email protected]
Men's Club Co-Presidents Jason Shniderson [email protected]
  Bruce Patz [email protected]
Recording Secretary - Diane Piper [email protected]
Immediate Past Presidents David Farbman [email protected]
  Donald R. Lassman [email protected]

 

 

Temple Aliyah Welcomes You!

Temple Aliyah is an egalitarian Conservative congregation in Needham, Massachusetts, with a warm and inviting atmosphere.  We are a dynamic and diverse community that embraces people of all ages, backgrounds and lifestyles.  With the guidance of Rabbi Carl Perkins, we encourage our members to enrich their Jewish lives, to enhance their Jewish identities, and to engage in lifelong learning.

Join us for Shabbat services and schmooze during kiddush following services. Check out the exciting Temple Tots programming for our youngest members.  Attend the Rabbi's Adult Education classes. Participate in one of our many Social Action projects. Become a member of our Sisterhood or Men's Club.    

Not a member?  We invite your family to join our family!

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Did you know...?

Did you know that Gan Aliyah Preschool is a fabulous place for young children and families? Do you or someone you know have a young child between the ages of 18 months and 5 years old?  Gan Aliyah seamlessly integrates secular and Judaic early childhood learning in deeply meaningful ways that support a love of Judaism, family and community. To set up a time to visit, email or call Director of Early Childhood Education Debbi Fendell at 781-444-8522.

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Shabbat and Weekday Services

 

Shabbat Morning Services  9:15 am
Sunday Morning Minyan* 9:00 am
Monday Morning Minyan   7:00 am
Weekday Evening Minyan 7:30 pm

* During the summer, minyan meets on Monday morning, and Tuesday and Thursday evenings.


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Under the direction of our Adult Education Committee and as part of our commitment to lifelong learning, Temple Aliyah offers a wide range of opportunities for our members and others to enrich their Jewish lives throughout education.  Click here to see all of our current Adult Education offerings.


Sisterhood welcomes all women of our community, sharing our passion for Judaism, our families and ourselves. We invite you to learn more about becoming part of our amazing community. Whether you're looking for camaraderie, spiritual connection, social action, or the opportunity to get involved, Sisterhood is here for you. Click here to see our full calendar of events for 2018-19.