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Board of Directors and Key Staff

Board of Directors

Founding President
Jonathan Giesberg*

President
Peter J. Halasz

Jerome M. Epstein
Solomon Ezra
Jeremy Feit
Joseph Feit
David J. Friedman
Sanford Goldhaber
Rachel Gottstein
Alex Grobman
Mitchell Kaplan, Treasurer
Paul M. Kaplan
Eleazer Klein
Faye Lieman
Barbara M. Ribakove
Lesli Koppelman Ross, Secretary
Lisa Schachner
Diana Yacobi
Caryn Huberman Yacowitz

Advisory Board

Rabbi Shlomo Riskin, Hon. Chair
Cyrus Abbe
Kathryn R. Bloom
Devorah Brooks
Gail Carp
Martin Chasin
Rabbi Abraham Cooper
Eddie Eitches
Barbara Gaffin
Mel J. Garfinkel
Lucille Kuttler Geller
Rabbi Jeffrey L. Glickman
Rabbi Lynn Goldstein
Rabbi Dr. Irving Greenberg
Eli Halpern
David Harris
Lynn Hazan
Roger J. Herz
David Hyman
Robert E. Lichtman
Jay Luger, D.V.M.
Ruth Messinger
Michael Monheit
Pesia Derin Paolucci
Gary Polland
Rabbi Lawrence Raphael
Barak Raviv
Seymour Reich
Glenn Richter
Irwin B. Robins
Deborah Schiller Rosalimsky
Roen Salem
Dr. Harris Schoenberg
Rabbi Allen Schwartz
Monica Siegel
Rabbi David Silber
Benjamin Susman
Richard Tell
Gary Tolchinsky
Albert Vorspan
Beth Wohlgelernter
Dr. Judith L. Wolf
Rabbi Joel Wolowelsky
Rabbi Ari Zivotofsky, Ph.D.

*Deceased

U.S. Staff
Barbara M. Ribakove, Founder and Executive Director
Gary Metzger, Chief Operating Officer
Caroline Barg, Director of Communications
Danielle Ben-Jehuda, Director of Development and Donor Relations
Karen Gens, Director of Educational Sponsorship Programs
Nelya Danielova, Office Manager

 
Israel Staff
David Mihret, Director of NACOEJ-Israel
Oreet Schreiber-Shattah, Israel Coordinator of the Barney and Rachel Landau Gottstein Adopt-A-Student Program and the High School Sponsorship Program
Eti Shriki, Administrative Director
Maratash Selilach, Limudiah Coordinator