Team

Staff

  • Leo Ferguson, Movement Building Organizer
  • Sara Goldberg, Development Associate
  • Rachel McCullough, Director of Organizing
  • Nikki Morse, Director of Development
  • Tanya Roopnarine, Finance & Operations Manager
  • Audrey Sasson, Executive Director
  • Keren Soffer-Sharon, Community Organizer
  • Yehudah Webster, Community Organizer
  • Zahara Zahav, Community Organizer

Board of Directors

  • Jennifer Hirsch
  • Neal Hoffman
  • Rachel Laforest
  • Carinne Luck
  • Megan Pamela Ruth Madison
  • Alexis Ortiz
  • Judith Plaskow
  • Dania Rajendra
  • Anya Rous
  • James Schaffer
  • Margot Seigle
  • Andrea Shapiro
  • Rafael Shimunov

Rabbinic Council

Congregations and organizations are listed for identification purposes only.

  • Rabbi Guy Austrian, Fort Tryon Jewish Center
  • Rabbi Tszvi Blanchard, CLAL
  • Rabbi Marcelo Bronstein, B’nai Jeshurun
  • Rabbi Carie Carter, Park Slope Jewish Center
  • Rabbi Ayelet Cohen, New Israel Fund
  • Rabbi Michael Feinberg, Greater New York Labor-Religion Coalition
  • Rabbi Brian Fink, JCC in Manhattan
  • Rabbi Jonah Geffen, Sha’are Tzedek
  • Rabbi Rachel Goldenberg, Malkhut – Progressive Jewish Spirituality in Queens
  • Rabbi Linda Goodman, Union Temple
  • Rabbi Lauren Grabelle-Hermann, The Society for the Advancement of Judaism
  • Rabbi Jo Hirschmann
  • Rabbi David Ingber, Romemu
  • Rabbi Sharon Kleinbaum, Congregation Beit Simchat Torah
  • Rabbi Ellen Lippmann, Kolot Chayeinu
  • Rabbi Marc Margolius, West End Synagogue
  • Rabbi Roly Matalon, B’nai Jeshurun
  • Rabbi Jessica Kate Meyer, Romemu
  • Rabbi Mira Rivera
  • Rabbi Linda Shriner-Cahn
  • Rabbi Mia Simring
  • Rabbi Rebecca Sirbu, CLAL
  • Rabbi Felicia Sol, B’nai Jeshurun
  • Rabbi Beni Wajnberg, Temple Shaaray Tefila
  • Rabbi Nancy Wiener, Hebrew Union College

Our Supporters

In addition to 3000 individual donors, JFREJ is grateful for support from:

  • Caring Across Generations
  • Left Tilt Fund
  • Lucius N. Littauer Foundation
  • Jewish Women’s Foundation of New York
  • Jews of Color Field Building Initiative
  • Mazer Family Fund
  • Nathan Cummings Foundation
  • The New York Community Trust
  • The New York Women’s Foundation
  • Norman E. Alexander Family Foundation
  • North Star Fund
  • Tikva Grassroots Empowerment Fund
  • UJA Federation
  • Wellspring Philanthropic Fund