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Meet Our Team

Meet Our Clergy & Education Director

David Ackerman
David AckermanRabbi
Rabbi David is the spiritual leader of Beth Am Israel where he teaches Torah, plays guitar, and works with others to build up a sacred community rich in learning, spirituality and kindness.
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Harold Messinger
Harold MessingerHazzan
Hazzan Harold empowers the entire congregation to sing out, harmonize, and pray with joy and intention! He works passionately to deepen the community’s connection to liturgy, to Jewish music, and to one’s own spiritual path.
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Leo Fuhrman
Leo FuhrmanEducation Director
Born in Argentina, raised on a kibbutz in Israel, recenlty graduated from Brandeis University, and a band new dad, Leo brings fun, organization and learning to our early Childhood, Beit Midrash and Youth programming.
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Meet Our Amazing Staff

Grace Gershkoff
Grace GershkoffExecutive Director
From 2004 to present, Grace has been a member of the Beth Am Israel staff, serving as our Executive Director.
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Sara Chernow
Sara ChernowYouth Engagement
Sara loves working with children and teens and has a passion for informal Jewish education.
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Jessica Glickman
Jessica GlickmanAdministrator
From scheduling a meeting to bar/bat mitzvah planning, Jessica is here to answer your questions!
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Sarah Lefkowitz
Sarah LefkowitzAdministrator
As our newest team member, Sarah brings energy and skill to our office and our marketing efforts!
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