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Strengthen Jewish identity, energize the relationship with Israel and meet human needs that are uniquely the obligation of the Jewish community.

Developing the human and financial resources necessary to ensure a vibrant Jewish future.

The Jewish Federation of Palm Beach County is entrusted with managing the philanthropic resources of our community. In keeping with our commitment to accountability and transparency, our audited financial statements and IRS 990 forms are available here.

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JEWISH FEDERATION OF PALM BEACH COUNTY
2021/2022 BOARD OF DIRECTORS


EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

Hope Silverman
Board Chair

Susan Shulman Pertnoy
Board Chair-Elect

Charles Gottesman
Vice Chair

Mark F. Levy*
Vice Chair

Ronald P. Pertnoy
Vice Chair

Lynn Peseckis
Vice Chair

Robert Gordon
Treasurer

Arthur S. Loring*
Secretary

Ira M. Gerstein*
Immediate Past Board Chair

Brian Seymour
Annual Campaign Chair

Sydelle Sonkin
Women’s Philanthropy Board Chair

Ronda Starr
Women’s Philanthropy Campaign Chair

Beryl Simonson
Administrative Management & Financial Oversight Chair

Steven Ellison
Community Strategy & Planning Chair

Lynn Kaston
Human Resources Chair

Arthur Lehrhoff
Israel & Overseas Chair

Joel Yudenfreund
Jewish Community Foundation Chair

Debbie Shapiro
Member-at-Large

*Past Board Chair

DIRECTORS

Richard B. Baer

Jim Baldinger

Nancy Beren

Barry S. Berg

Sandra Bornstein

Jonathan Chane

Pam Comiter

Richard B. Comiter

Harold Danenberg

Sheryl Davidoff

Juliana Kohl Gendelman

Raymond L. Golden*

Alan Haspel

Scott Holtz

Bowie Jacobson

Herbert Javer

Rabbi Yaron Kapitulnik

Brian Lemelman

Roslyn Leopold

Vivian Lieberman

Sam Liebovich

Karen List

Robert Naftaly

Cindy Schlossberg

Kevin Shapiro

Betsy Sheerr

Carole Solomon

Warren Spector

Amy Terwilleger

Beth Wayne

Penni Weinberg

*Past Board Chair

LOCAL PARTNERS

Arthur I. Meyer Jewish Preparatory School
Lisa Schreier and Dr. Richard Cuenca

Ferd & Gladys Alpert Jewish Family Service
Zelda Mason and Marc Hopin

Lola and Saul Kramer Senior Services,
a subsidiary of MorseLife Health System
Terri Sriberg and Dr. Alan Sadowsky

Mandel Jewish Community Center
of the Palm Beaches
Ira M. Gerstein* and Jesse Rosen

*Past Federation Board Chair

PAST BOARD CHAIRS

Ira M. Gerstein
Sanford M. Baklor
Bette Gilbert
Arlene Kaufman
Judith A. Levy
Alan L. Shulman

HONORARY TRUSTEES

Robert M. Beren
H. Irwin Levy

Professional Leadership Team

Michael Hoffman, President & CEO
Mindy Hanken, Chief Program Officer
Matt Kernkraut, Chief Development Officer
Kathy Sigall, Chief Financial Officer

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