Board of Directors

The Mayyim Hayyim board of directors is a hands-on board that meets five times a year. Board members provide a variety of skills and expertise to the many facets of the organization, including interfaith outreach, chaplaincy, hospice, fine arts, legal, financial, and site maintenance.

Elisha Gechter, President
Carol Targum, Vice President
Deb Gaffin, Clerk
Karen Wolfson, Treasurer

Miriam Berkowitz-Blue
Diane Black
Sherri Ades Falchuk
Amy Fleming
Rabbi Jamie Kotler
Jordan Namerow
Rabbi Rachel Saphire
Rabbi Jaimee Shalhevet
Peter Shapiro
Dara Steinberg
Rabbi Keith Stern
Dalia Wassner
Anita Diamant, Founding President


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