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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

Director of Communications
Herschel Bleefeld | ext. 209

Director of Human Resources and Organizational Learning
Carly Uslan | ext. 205

Marina Reznik | ext. 256

Accounts Payable/
Payroll Administrator

Natalia Reznik | ext. 204

Facilities Director
Patrick Miller | ext. 201

Adminstrative Assistant
Debra Peterkofsky 

Clergy Department

Senior Rabbi
Jonathan Jaffe Bernhard | ext. 224

Associate Rabbi
Jessica Yarkin | ext. 229

Judy Dubin Aranoff | ext. 253

Assistant to the Cantor
Ronit Aranoff | ext. 225

Programming Team

Director of Experiential Education
Eric Chafetz | ext. 206

Programming Coordinator
Andrea Jaffe


Educational Team

Labowe Family Day School
Direct line: 818.766.4992

Co-Interim Head of School
Sari Goodman | ext. 218

Co-Interim Head of School
Sarah Schultz | ext. 214

Day School Administrative Assistant

Zoe Glassenberg | ext. 234

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

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