Archive: January 2021

Jodan Goldsmith

Posted on January 27, 2021

Jordan Goldsmith is a lawyer whose practice includes all aspects of healthcare law.  He particularly concentrates in the areas of medical malpractice and significant personal injury, and takes great pride in representing people injured as a result of the negligent acts of others.  Through his disciplined preparation and dedicated advocacy, Jordan has achieved several large Continue Reading »

Benjamin Hooper

Posted on January 27, 2021

Benjamin Hooper is an Associate at Schenck, Price, Smith & King.  He has has significant experience defending health care clients in complex, multi-party civil ligation throughout the state of New Jersey.  He concentrates his practice on defending a broad array of individual health care professionals, as well as hospitals, community residences for individuals with developmental disabilities, Continue Reading »

Elana Kaplan

Posted on January 27, 2021

Elana Kaplan has worked for well over a decade as a Museum Educator at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York and at the Derfner Judaica Museum at the at Hebrew Home at Riverdale where she specializes in accessible programming.  Since 2012 Elana has served as a Community Leader for the Bergen County contingent Continue Reading »

Judith Kuper Jaffe

Posted on October 26, 2018

Judith Kuper Jaffe is developing curricular materials for Areyvut.  Judy has worked in Jewish education for many years, serving as the Education Director for 20 years at Shomrei Torah in Wayne, Shomrei Emunah in Montclair Beth Am Temple in Pearl River, NY.  Raised in Manhattan, she attended the Ramaz School and Syracuse University, earning a Continue Reading »

Sara Weinberg

Posted on September 15, 2017

Sara Weinberg joined the Areyvut board in January 2017. A graduate of Columbia Law School, Sara began her career practicing trusts & estates in law firms in New York and New Jersey.  Sara was the founding director of the Association of Jewish Attorneys, a full-service bar association with the goal of providing networking and professional Continue Reading »

Caren Levine

Posted on September 15, 2017

Caren Levine has extensive experience working in the Jewish community. Caren is an independent Jewish educator and rabbi. Her work includes project-based consulting, Jewish education, educational technology, online learning and professional development.  Other interests include independent Jewish education, emerging sacred communities and communities of practice.  Caren has been an adjunct instructor in the Hebrew College Continue Reading »

Shira Hochberg

Posted on September 15, 2017

Dr. Shira Hochberg lives in Teaneck, NJ with her husband and five children. Currently, she teaches psychology courses at Yeshiva University’s Stern College for Women. Shira earned a Master’s Degree in School Psychology and a Ph.D in Educational Psychology from the Graduate Center of CUNY. She is passionate about creating a caring community and communities of Continue Reading »

Shira Hammerman

Posted on September 11, 2017

Shira Hammerman is currently the Director of Faculty Learning and Professional Development at the Jewish Educational Center in Elizabeth, NJ.  In the past Shira coordinated the Quest for Teaching Excellence Program at the Jewish Federation of Greater Metrowest NJ. Shira also provides professional development for teachers and instructional leaders who use Etgar Yesodi, an integrated Continue Reading »

Daniel Rothner

Posted on September 11, 2017

Daniel Rothner is the Founder & Director of Areyvut.  Prior to establishing Areyvut, Daniel taught Judaic studies at the HAFTR and Heschel Middle Schools, where he developed and implemented a variety of chesed and tzedakah projects and programs.  Daniel earned a BA in Jewish Studies from Yeshiva University, an MA in Modern Jewish History from the Bernard Revel Graduate School.  He Continue Reading »

Mark Hirschberg

Posted on September 11, 2017

Mark Hirschberg is the founder and owner of Multipet International, a leading designer and importer of creative pet toys.  He is a past president of Temple Emanu-El in Closter and a graduate of the Berrie Fellows, a leadership program run by the Jewish Federation of Northern New Jersey.