Meet the Team

“Some religions require a leap of faith, Judaism requires a leap of ACTION.”  -Abraham Heschel


We are pleased to present the 2016-2017 Temple Beth Sholom Social Justice Network Team of Representatives, co-chaired by Myra Spindel and Rachel Unger. 

  • TBS Board Rep: Myra Spindel, Rachel Unger, Stephanie Rosen
  • School for Living Judaism Rep: Rachel Umlas
  • PTO Rep: Tiffany Hurwitz
  • BESHTY Rep: Simone D’Antuono, Josh Pardo and Hannah Gelber
  • Tribe Rep: Michal Meiler and Joe Naroditsky
  • PACT Rep: Denis Russ and Jani Singer
  • Mitzvah Weekend Rep: Cheryl Zuckerman and Rachel Samek
  • Blessings in a Backpack Rep: Tiffany Hurwitz and Marina Lubow
  • Children’s Home Society Rep: Cheryl Zuckerman and Diana Rosen
  • Environment Project Rep: Rachel Unger
  • Take Stock in Children:  Jodi Gallant
  • Partners for Self-Employment:  Nancy Bernstein
  • Mazon Rep: Dr. Frederic and Linda Friedman and Alice Miller
  • Miami Jewish Health Systems Rep: Mark Baranek
  • Ronald McDonald House Rep: Suzanne Meltzer and Lisa Cicero
  • At Large Representatives:  John Barker, Michael Berman, Heidi Cooper, Larry Hurwitz, Dana Kulvin, Adrienne Pardo, Joan Silverstein, Dr. Robin Straus, Rachel Samek, Judy Gelber, Amy Turkel, Valerie Schimel and Brielle Mark
  • Social Justice Fellow: Maci Morse
  • Rabbinic Advisor: Rabbi Gayle Pomerantz