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Who We Are

Rabbi Stacy Friedman

Rabbi Stacy Friedman, Congregation Rodef Sholom’s senior rabbi, sees Judaism as a rich tradition which can inspire its followers to lift each human being and see within them the divine spark. She joined the congregation in 1993 after posts in New York City, Montana and Victorville, CA and was named senior rabbi in 2003 when her predecessor Rabbi Michael Barenbaum, z"l, retired.

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Rabbi-Cantor Elana Rosen-Brown

Rabbi-Cantor Elana Rosen-Brown is eager to share her love of teaching and learning with students of all ages. She oversees adult education, conversion studies and social justice at Congregation Rodef Sholom. She is also the founder of Makor Marin, a nature-based Jewish community for young families.

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Cantor David Margules

Cantor David Margules’ beautiful tenor voice has enhanced and blessed members of Congregation Rodef Sholom since 1991.  As the synagogue’s cantor and musical director, he choreographs services and leads the congregation in traditional prayers and new arrangements – enjoining them to sing out with him and the rabbis. 

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Tracey Klapow
Executive Director

Rudy Brandt

Director of Youth Engagement

Jose Carillo

Maintenance Manager

JoAnne Forman
Mental Health Initiative Program Coordinator

Sofie Goldstein
Office Manager

Heather Griggs
Advancement Associate

Rose Hornstein
Communications & Marketing Assistant

Moji Javid
Director of Synagogue Engagement

Laurie Kimball
Administrative Assistant to Rabbi Stacy Friedman

Cheri Lauterbach    Development Director

Cheryl Lazar

Director of Finance

Aviva Lev David

Religious School Director 

Heidi Paul
B'nai Mitzvah Coordinator and Assistant to Rabbi Elana Rosen-Brown

Heidi Sanders
Director of Marketing and Communications

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