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Message from our Temple President

Welcome to Beth El!

Whether you are here for a life cycle event, a regular service attendee, visiting from out of town, or checking out membership, we welcome you to our k’hilah k’doshah, sacred community. When you walk through our doors, you become part of our family.

Here at Beth El, there is truly something for everyone.

No matter what you are looking for, we welcome you!

Alan J. Cohn
President, Beth El Hebrew Congregation


2020-2021 Officers

Alan J. Cohn, President
email Alan

David Weinraub, Executive Vice President
email David

Jake Gallun and Donna Sachs, Vice Presidents

Clair Sassin, Treasurer

Dorrit Lowsen, Secretary

2020-2021 Board of Directors

Officers and Staff Past Presidents Other Members
David Spinrad, Senior Rabbi Evan Allen Joel Augen
Jason Kaufman, Cantor Gary Avakian Helene Cohen
Adam Wallach, Executive Director Julienne Bramesco Pat Collins, representing WRJ
Brett Isserow, Rabbi Emeritus Ellen Feldstein Sara Deshong-Rojas
Alan Cohn, President Joyce Gordon Jesse Ellis
David Weinraub, EVP Marsha Herzberg Simon Gershman
Jake Gallun, VP John Jankowski, also representing Brotherhood Gilah Goldsmith, representing Hebrew Benevolent Society
Donna Sachs, VP Jay Lucas Chuck Harris
Dorrit Lowson, Secretary Larry Vogel Jay Heltzer
Clair Sassin, Treasurer Linda Waller Janet Hlatky
    Rae Ellen  James
    Josh Katz
    Naomi Mercer
    Josh Mutterperl, representing BEFTY
    Susan Paley
    Linda Shapiro, representing WRJ
    Lisa Sheldone
    Roberta Sultzer
    Pamela Zitron


We encourage anyone with any suggestion or concern to contact any member of the Board to have it raise at a Board meeting.  In addition, the first 15 minutes of every Board meeting are open time for any member to speak to the Board.

Temple Organization Representatives

Brotherhood: John Jankowski
Hebrew Benevolent Society: Gilah Goldsmith
Social Seniors: Annette Kilian
Women of Reform Judaism: Pat Collins and Linda Shapiro
Permanent Endowment Fund: Dana Arnold

Fri, August 7 2020 17 Av 5780