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is JTA's Director of Finance and Administration. She is responsible for the financial and operational management of the agency. She joined JTA in 1996 after serving as the assistant director of finance and administration at Columbia University. Her extensive experience includes financial positions at Mobil Oil, Time Warner and Merrill Lynch. She holds an MBA in finance from Zicklin School of Business-CUNY.


  • Op-Ed: Don’t believe gloomy forecasts on Conservative Judaism

    With hundreds of congregations and schools, and thousands of rabbis, cantors and educators, Conservative/Masorti Judaism’s glass is more than half full, assures a past president of the Rabbinical Assembly and the current board chair of the Masorti Israel Foundation.

  • Op-Ed: Israel: From elusive Utopia to inspired reality

    Measured against Utopian dreams of a Jewish state with no criminals, corruption or compromises, the real Israel will always fail. Instead, we need to appreciate Israel for its achievements, writes a leading Conservative rabbi from New Jersey.