Rabbi Esther Reed
Senior Associate Director
Rabbi Victor Appell
Reform Community Rabbi & Senior Jewish Educator
Rabbi Tzvi Wohlgelernter
Tzvi Wohlgelernter grew up in Toronto. He studied in Yeshivat Sha’alvim for two years. After which he served in the Nachal Brigade of the IDF. Then after marrying Tali, he went on to receive a BA in psychology from the Hebrew Theological College in Skokie, Illinois. He has semicha (rabbinic ordination) from Yeshivat Netiv Aryeh and Rabbi Zalman Nechemia Goldberg, and is on his way to receiving semicha from the Chief Rabbinate of Israel. Tzvi is also a certified psychotherapist from the Family Institute of Jerusalem. Over the last year and half Tzvi has served as the Interim Rabbi for Beit Knesset Ohel Ari in Ra’anana. He enjoys hockey and jamming with his guitar.
Adva Ripple Solomon
Jewish Agency Israel Fellow
IACT Coordinator for Birthright Israel
Springboard Innovation Fellow
Trent is originally from Newark, Delaware and a graduate of the University of Delaware with a degree in History. As an undergraduate student he served as a student leader at the University of Delaware Hillel. In the future, Trent plans on attending rabbinical school as well as traveling to as many art museums as possible.
JTS Rabbinic Intern
Emily Cobert is in her fourth year of rabbinical school at the Jewish Theological Seminary. Prior to rabbinical school, she received her Masters in Jewish Education from the Jewish Theological Seminary. She loves Torah study and she hopes to help others find their own voice within Torah by creating a warm and welcoming learning environment. Emily hopes to achieve this through her training in pastoral care as she continues her studies in the Certificate program in Pastoral Care and Counseling this year. She lives on the Upper West Side of Manhattan.
Barbara Josephs Cohen
Senior Development Officer