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Meet Our Executive Committee

Sara B. Charney

Holy Blossom Temple, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

WRJ President

Lillian Silver

Temple Beth Hillel,
Valley Village, CA
VP of Philanthropy

Judy Wexler

North Shore Cong. Israel,  Glencoe, IL
VP of Member Services

Susan C. Bass

Congregation Beth Israel,

Houston, TX

Immediate Past President

Shelley Niceley Groff

Temple Beth Sholom and Temple Israel of
Greater Miami, FL

Executive Committee

Andrea Stillman

Temple Rodef Shalom,

Falls Church, VA

Executive Committee

Rabbi Marla J. Feldman

New York, NY
Executive Director

Shoshana Dweck

Temple Shaaray Tefila, Bedford Corners, NY

VP of Social Justice

Karen Goldberg

Women of Isaiah,

Lafayette, CA

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Jennifer Daley

Temple Sinai,

New Orleans, LA

Executive Committee

Madelyn Katz 

WRJ Individual Member,

Van Nuys, CA

 Executive Committee

Julia Wackenheim

Temple Beth Hillel,

Valley Village, CA

Executive Committee

Karen Sim

Isaac Mayer Wise Temple, Cincinnati, OH
WRJ First Vice President

Jane Taves

Temple Beth El,

Madison, WI
 VP of Engagement

Susan Singer

Temple Israel,

West Bloomfield, MI


Andrea Gingold

Temple Israel of the City of New York,

New York, NY
Executive Committee

Michelle Scheinkopf

North Shore Cong. Israel, 

Glencoe, IL

 Executive Committee

We are fortunate to have a strong, committed group of individuals at the heart of our leadership. WRJ would not be where we are today without their persistence and drive for sisterhood, spirituality, and social justice worldwide.

Discover more about the Executive Committee, District Presidents past and present, and board members.

WRJ Staff

Rabbi Marla J. Feldman

Executive Director

Elisa Heisman
Director of Communications and Social Justice


Gracie Cohen

Marketing & Communications Associate

Rena Lubin

Engagement Associate

Lizzie Rosenblum 

Assistant Director

Heather Lorgeree

 Director of Engagement


Rachel Gebeloff

Philanthropy Associate

Talia Shapiro Blank

Program Associate

Amanda Feldman

 Director of Events & Leadership

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Shari Schulner

Director of Philanthropy 


Lillie Heyman

RAC/WRJ Legislative Assistant

Joshua Freedman

Administrative Assistant


Bayley Swain, Senior Administrative Assistant

Andreina Calaff, Staff Accountant

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