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Clergy Team

Rabbi Alan Freedman

Senior Rabbi

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See Rabbi Freedman's extended bio.



Rabbi Eleanor B. Steinman

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Get to Know Rabbi Steinman and see her extended bio.

Follow Rabbi Steinman on Instagram and Facebook, and read her blog.



Cantor Abby Gostein

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See Cantor Gostein's extended bio.






Jennifer Piatak

Clergy Assistant

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Jennifer provides daily administrative support to Rabbi Freedman, Rabbi Steinman, and Cantor Gostein.

Operations Team

Patti Bridwell

Executive Director

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Patti is responsible for ensuring that the economic, physical, and human resources are in place for the successful operation of the congregation. In particular, she works collaboratively with clergy, staff, and board to implement and analyze all the temple's policies and programs.


Sara Kaye

Sara Kaye

B'nai Mitzvah Coordinator and Music Assistant

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Sara supports the music program of the congregation, working closely with Cantor Gostein to lead musical prayer for services, teach music to our youth, and infuse music throughout our program. 

Jennifer Kramer

Communications Associate

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Jennifer develops, coordinates, and manages temple communications.


Sheri Lippman


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Sheri is responsible for helping to ensure the efficient management of our financial resources, including the detailed recording, classification, and summary of financial data.


Noreen Long

Receptionist and Administrative Assistant

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Noreen answers phones and questions, directs calls, and provides administrative support to the Executive Director.


Francis Perez

Director of Member Engagement

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Francis coordinates and engages with our members to deepen their connections to each other and Judaism, welcomes new members into the congregation, and meets with prospective members to provide information about our temple and its culture.


Education Team

Jordan Magidson

Director of Youth Education and Programming

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Jordan is in charge of all K-12 educational programming, including our religious school and Hebrew school.


Kelly Finkel

Director of B'nai Mitzvah Studies

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Kelly works closely with our families and students in grades 5-7 to prepare them for this stop on their Jewish journey.


Elias Brodsky

Education Coordinator

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Elias assists with Religious School and other learning opportunities for all our congregants. 


Amanda Leventhal

Youth & Congregational Engagement Coordinator

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Amanda focuses on fostering connections and creating opportunities to engage at Temple Beth Shalom through congregation-wide events, youth group programming, and supervising the hadracha program.

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