meet our
Team

EXECUTIVE TEAM

Deborah Moses

Executive Director

Avital Etehad

Director of Early Childhood Education and Engagement

PROFESSIONAL TEAM

 

Natalie

Marketing Manager

David

Membership Manager
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Renee

Accounts Analyst
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Julie

Clergy Office Manager
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Jennifer

Director of People and
Culture
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Jacob

Program Coordinator

MJ

Administrative Assistant
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CANTORIAL AND SONG LEADING TEAM

 

Randall

Cantor

Matt

Songleader

Rabbi Jaclyn

Associate Rabbi

Sophie

Lead Songleader for K12 and Preschool

PRESCHOOL TEAM

 

Jessica

Head of Family Engagement

Joy

Preschool Office Manager
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K-12 EDUCATION AND ENGAGEMENT TEAM

 

Carla

Director of K-12 Education
and Engagement

Jacky

Office Manager
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Ellen

Emerita, Director

BUILDING STAFF

 

Carlos

Maintenance

Cesar

Maintenance

Martha

Maintenance

Veronica

Maintenance

Carolina

Maintenance

DEBORAH MOSES

Deborah Moses, DPA, MPH has served in several lay leadership roles in the Jewish Community, as chair of Mount Zion Temple in St Paul Minnesota, Tzedek/social justice committee, as well as a board member and executive committee member. She also co-chaired National Council of Jewish Women Minnesota racial justice committee and has been an active volunteer with Jewish Community Action a Jewish social justice organization in the Twin Cities.
Her most recent professional position was as the Executive Director of the newly merged St Stephen’s Human Services and House of Charity, a program meeting the needs of the Twin Cities’ homeless and hungry community through housing, outreach, shelter, health including mental health and substance use disorder services and food services. Her experience includes 13 years working within Head Start programs. She also teaches as an adjunct professor in the areas of public health and public administration.  Deb holds a Doctorate in Public Administration from Hamline University and a Master’s in Public Health with a major in Health Services Administration from the University of Minnesota Twin Cities. She has relocated to Los Angeles to be closer to her three amazing adult children (and a daughter and son in law) and grandchildren Rumi and Enriqo the joys of her life along with a grandchild on the way.

AVITAL ETEHAD

Avital has been in the ECE field for more than 30 years. She is currently the Director of Early Childhood Education and Engagement at Temple Isaiah. From a young age, Avital always knew that she would be a teacher and involved in education. She loves working with children and mentoring staff to become better educators. Avital holds a MAEd in Early Childhood Education from American Jewish University and is a California State Mentor Director. As a mentor, Avital helps and guides other directors in the field of early childhood, as well as mentoring many of our teachers in methods to improve their practices. She is a presenter at many early childhood conferences around the country.