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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.

JEWISH FEDERATION OF PALM BEACH COUNTY
2020/2021 BOARD OF DIRECTORS


EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

Hope Silverman
Board Chair

Arthur Lehrhoff
Vice Chair

Mark F. Levy*
Vice Chair

Ronald P. Pertnoy
Vice Chair

Debbie Shapiro
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

Charles Gottesman
Human Resources Chair

Susan Shulman Pertnoy
Israel & Overseas Chair

Joel Yudenfreund
Jewish Community Foundation Chair

Sam Liebovich
Member-at-Large

Lynn Peseckis
Member-at-Large

*Past Board Chair

DIRECTORS

Richard B. Baer
Jim Baldinger
Sandra Bornstein
Martin Cass
Jonathan Chane
Andrew Comiter
Pam Comiter
Richard B. Comiter

Harold Danenberg
Sheryl Davidoff
Malka Fingold
Juliana Kohl Gendelman
Raymond L. Golden*
Alan Haspel
Bowie Jacobson
Herbert Javer

Rabbi Yaron Kapitulnik
Lynn Kaston
Michael Kohner
Michael Lampert
Brian Lemelman
Gary Lesser
Vivian Lieberman

Karen List

Bente Lyons
Robert Naftaly
Cindy Schlossberg

Kevin Shapiro
Carole Solomon
Warren Spector
Beth Wayne
Penni Weinberg

*Past Board Chair

LOCAL PARTNERS

Arthur I. Meyer Jewish Preparatory School
Lisa Schreier, President
Dr. Richard Cuenca, Head of School

Ferd & Gladys Alpert Jewish Family Service
Zelda Mason, President
Marc Hopin, CEO

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

Mandel Jewish Community Center of the Palm Beaches
Barry S. Berg, Board Chair
Jesse Rosen, CEO

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

Interested in joining our professional team? Click here to see open positions.

 

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