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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


2021-2022 Officers

Alan J. Cohn, President
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Dorrit Lowsen, Executive Vice President
email Dorrit

Jake Gallun and Naomi Mercer, Vice Presidents

Adam Zissman, Treasurer

Helene Cohen, Secretary

2021-2022 Board of Directors

Officers and Staff

David Spinrad, Senior Rabbi
Jason Kaufman, Cantor
Bailey Romano, Rabbi and Director of Religious School
Brett Isserow, Rabbi Emeritus
Elizabeth Bayer, Executive Director
Alan Cohn, President
Dorrit Lowsen, Executive Vice President
Jake Gallun, VP
Naomi Mercer, VP
Helene Cohen, Secretary
Adam Zissman, Treasurer

Board Members

Michael Bluestein, representing PEF
Todd Bolick
Julienne Bramesco, Immediate Past President
Spruce Fraser
Chuck Harris
Janet Hlatky
Marc Ittelson
Rae Ellen James
Judy Jankowski
Ellen Kovar
VACANT, representing the senior youth group
Matt Mutterperl, also representing Brotherhood
Jesse Reisman
Carly Rubenstein
Linda Shapiro, representing WRJ
Michael Tanner

Living Past Presidents*

Evan Allen
Gary Avakian
Julienne Bramesco, Immediate Past President
Ellen Feldstein
Joyce Gordon
Marsha Hertzberg
John Jankowski
Jay Lucas
Larry Vogel
Linda Waller

*who are still Beth El members

We encourage anyone with any suggestion or concern to contact any member of the Board to have it raised 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.

Sat, May 21 2022 20 Iyar 5782