1. Our Leadership
    1. Rabbi
    2. Board of Trustees
      1. President’s Message
    3. Committees
      1. Caring Committee

OUR LEADERSHIP

RABBI: Uri Allen

Rabbi Allen received Rabbinic ordination from the ZieglerSchool of Rabbinic Studies along with an MA in RabbinicStudies from American Jewish University, an MA fromTel Aviv University in Jewish Thought in partnershipwith The Melamdim Teacher Training Program of theHartman Institute, and he is a graduate of the Universityof Maryland with a BA in Jewish Studies.
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EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR: Elliot Rubin

Having been an active member in a large synagogue in Monmouth County for over 30 years as a trustee and chairperson for many committees, Elliot chose to go back to college for nonprofit management when he retired from the business world.

Elliot closed an interstate warehousing and retailing chain and became an executive director for a small synagogue in Sussex County before joining Beth Mordecai. Using his business acumen he has helped Beth Mordecai cut costs and works closely with Rabbi Metz with helping it to grow again.

 

 

PRESIDENT: Sharon Bender

Sharon Bender

Sharon Bender joined the Board of Trustees as the Secretary in 2016. She is a long time member and is very active with YJPA.

 

 

 

VICE PRESIDENT: Cheryl August

Cheryl August
Cheryl August is a graduate of Beth Mordecai’s Sunday and Hebrew Schools and has the distinction of being among the first to be Bat Mitzvah’d on our Bimah. The August family has a 50 year connection to Beth Mordecai…continue reading

 

 

TREASURER: Marc Fertik

Marc Fertik
Marc Fertik joined Beth Mordecai in late 2013…continue reading

 

 

 

IMMEDIATE PAST PRESIDENT: Alan Roy

Alan Roy
Alan Roy was born in South Africa and immigrated to New Jersey in 1986…continue reading

 

 

 

CARING COMMITTEE CHAIR: Sherry Weber

I would like to introduce myself to all the congregants at Beth Mordecai. I was very surprised when I got an email from Rabbi Saks requesting that as a leader of Beth Mordecai to please write a letter for the website talking about my connection to Beth Mordecai because I never thought of myself as a leader, but rather an active member….continue reading