Community Leadership

Community Leadership 2017-01-30T12:21:08+00:00
Rabbi David Glanzberg-Krainin is the Raymond and Ruth Perelman Senior Rabbi of Beth Sholom Congregation. He is a past Board Member of the Institute for Jewish Spirituality with a strong interest in creating alternative worship experiences through chanting and meditation. He is past co-president of the Philadelphia Board of Rabbis and has interests in the area of Jewish spiritual direction.

Your Content Goes HereRabbi Andrea Merow is a rabbi at Beth Sholom Congregation. She has studied Mindfulness at The Myrna Brind Center for Integrative Medicine at Jefferson University and has a great interest in using Mindfulness and chanting as modes of reflection and worship. She founded the Beth Sholom Mitzvah Food Pantry and she sees active participation in meaningful social justice work as a key way to create spiritual well-being. She is the past president of the MidAtlantic region of The Rabbinical Assembly and currently serves as a member of the Executive Committee of the International Rabbinical Assembly.

Stacey works as the Administrative Services Coordinator at Beth Sholom Congregation. She comes to Beth Sholom with over a decade’s work of experience in marketing, advertising, and media planning. Skilled in project management, she has significant expertise in the areas of account management and communications.

Real Estate Broker Anne has been a part of the Elkins Park community for the past 28 years both personally and professionally. Her vast experience in managing a multi office company brings great insight and organizational skills to this board. Time management and work/life balance has been the key to her managing her business and raising four children.

Scott is a co-founder of the law firm Salmanson Goldshaw, recently named Pennsylvania’s top Litigation Department for Employment Law by the Legal Intelligencer. Scott’s practice focuses on representing employers and employees in a wide array of employment matters, including discrimination claims involving mental and physical disabilities.

Renée has been a member of Beth Sholom Congregation for 39 years. She has held leadership positions within Sisterhood and served on many committees within the congregation. As a teacher of English and Spanish, and as a Guidance Counselor, she has developed key interpersonal skills that have helped her create and spearhead innovative programs at Lower Moreland High School. Renée continually seeks opportunities and experiences to enrich personal and spiritual growth. Her roles as mother and grandmother are her most cherished ones.

Howard is an attorney with an office in Center City Philadelphia. He currently practices in the areas of taxation, estate planning, eldercare, long term care planning, estate administration, and small business planning.

Marcelle has retired from her Interventional Radiology practice and currently teaches medical professionalism/ethics in the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, her alma mater. Dr. Shapiro’s personal life experiences have also given her a unique “view from both sides of the bed” which she brings to the Center for Spiritual Well-Being.

Marvin came to Philadelphia in 1975 and after receiving his MSW from the University of Pennsylvania worked in a variety of behavioral health positions before focusing on addiction prevention and treatment services. Marvin has worked for the City of Philadelphia for the past 25 years.

Norma received her MSW from the University of Pennsylvania and has been the director of CCIS-NE which manages subsidized child care funding and provides child care resource and referral services to low-income working families. She is a member of several Early Education planning and advocacy groups both at the city and state level.

Sarah is currently working towards completing her doctorate degree in clinical psychology at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. When working with individuals she focuses on understanding and treating the entire person in mind, body, and spirit.

Dr. Goldberg is a clinical psychologist. He has maintained a private practice for over 30 years in Northeast Philadelphia and Haddonfield NJ, and now has an additional office in Jenkintown.

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Jeannette has a Bachelor’s degree in Biology and Master’s degree Biology and Physiology. She taught biology at a private high school and to freshmen college students. She has also taught Yiddish at a private Jewish elementary school for 6 year as well as Adult Education classes. More recently, she taught violin privately for about 15 years and has been involved in Social Action work.