Archive: October 2018

Judith Kuper Jaffe

Posted on October 26, 2018

Judith Kuper Jaffe is developing curricular materials for Areyvut. Judy has worked in Jewish education for many years, serving as the Education Director for 20 years at Shomrei Torah in Wayne, Shomrei Emunah in Montclair Beth Am Temple in Pearl River, NY. Raised in Manhattan, she attended the Ramaz School and Syracuse University, earning a Continue Reading »

Sara Weinberg

Posted on September 15, 2017

Sara Weinberg joined the Areyvut board in January 2017. A graduate of Columbia Law School, Sara began her career practicing trusts & estates in law firms in New York and New Jersey.  Sara now serves as the Executive Director of the Association of Jewish Attorneys, a full-service bar association with the goal of providing networking Continue Reading »

Caren Levine

Posted on September 15, 2017

Caren Levine has extensive experience working in the Jewish community. Caren is an independent Jewish educator and rabbi. Her work includes project-based consulting, Jewish education, educational technology, online learning and professional development.  Other interests include independent Jewish education, emerging sacred communities and communities of practice.  Caren has been an adjunct instructor in the Hebrew College Continue Reading »

Shira Hochberg

Posted on September 15, 2017

Dr. Shira Hochberg lives in Teaneck, NJ with her husband and five children. Currently, she teaches psychology courses at Yeshiva University’s Stern College for Women. Shira earned a Master’s Degree in School Psychology and a Ph.D in Educational Psychology from the Graduate Center of CUNY. She is passionate about creating a caring community and communities of Continue Reading »

Shira Hammerman

Posted on September 11, 2017

Shira Hammerman coordinates the Quest for Teaching Excellence Program at the Jewish Federation of Greater Metrowest NJ. Shira also provides professional development for teachers and instructional leaders who use Etgar Yesodi, an integrated 3rd-5th grade Judaics curriculum that she wrote in partnership with the Melton Center at the Jewish Theological Seminary. Shira’s prior experiences in Continue Reading »

Daniel Rothner

Posted on September 11, 2017

Daniel Rothner is the Founder & Director of Areyvut.  Prior to establishing Areyvut, Daniel taught Judaic studies at the HAFTR and Heschel Middle Schools, where he developed and implemented a variety of chesed and tzedakah projects and programs.  Daniel earned a BA in Jewish Studies from Yeshiva University, an MA in Modern Jewish History from the Bernard Revel Graduate School.  He Continue Reading »

Mark Hirschberg

Posted on September 11, 2017

Mark Hirschberg is the founder and owner of Multipet International, a leading designer and importer of creative pet toys.  He is a past president of Temple Emanu-El in Closter and a graduate of the Berrie Fellows, a leadership program run by the Jewish Federation of Northern New Jersey.

Michael Baer

Posted on September 11, 2017

Michael D. Baer was born and raised in Bergen County, New Jersey.   He graduated from Clark University in Worcester, MA with a Bachelor of Arts Degree.  He then returned to the NYC area and graduated from Pace University School of Law in White Plains with a Doctorate of Law. He currently maintains a law Continue Reading »

Bruce Lish

Posted on September 11, 2017

Dr. Bruce Lish is a general practice dentist who has been in private practice since 1995. Located in Brooklyn, NY he specializes in family practice. Working with patients of all ages, making each patient feel comfortable and relaxed while in his care is always a priority. Also serving as the director of division dentistry at Continue Reading »