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A Historic Progressive Conservative Congregation in Valley Village, CA
A Dynamic Jewish Early Childhood Center Serving Children Ages 6 Weeks to Entering Pre-K
A Jewish Day School serving students in Grades TK-6
A Historic Progressive Conservative Congregation in Valley Village, CA

Professional Staff

You can reach any of our professional staff by emailing the links below or by calling: 818.766.9426 and entering their extension. Please note that while we are working remotely, if you leave a voicemail, your call will be returned within 24 hours. This excludes Shabbat and Sundays. If you need immediate assistance please dial the Executive Director's extension and it will forward directly to his cellphone. 

Administrative Team

Executive Director 
Eric Nicastro | ext. 202

Director of Community Relations
Jessica Biber | ext. 257

Creative Director
Herschel Bleefeld | ext. 209

Marina Reznik | ext. 256

Staff Accountant 
Natalia Reznik | ext. 204

Facilities Director
Patrick Miller | ext. 201

Adminstrative Assistant
Debra Peterkofsky | ext. 244

Clergy Department

Senior Rabbi
Brian Schuldenfrei | ext. 224

Assistant Rabbi
Jessica Yarkin | ext. 229

Judy Dubin Aranoff | ext. 253

Assistant to the Cantor
Rachel Freed | ext. 222

Programming Team

Director of Experiential Education
Eric Chafetz | ext. 206

Community Programming Manager
Andrea Jaffe


Educational Team

Early Childhood Center
Direct Line: 818.766.6379

ECC Director
Ori Zadok | ext. 230

Jewish Learning Community
Direct Line: 818.755.3488

JLC Director
Julee Snitzer Levine | ext. 214

Tue, January 18 2022 16 Shevat 5782