Our Team


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Pedro Andaverez


Josh Beraha

Associate Rabbi

Sarah Brown

Communications Associate

Stephanie Crawley

Associate Rabbi

Jeannelle D’Isa

Director of Membership Engagement/Chief Relationship Officer

Mckinley Edelman

Assistant Director of Education, Teens & Young Families

Samantha Frank

Rabbinic Fellow

Alison Litvin

Assistant Director of Education - Machon Micah

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Santos Miguel

Building Coordinator & Custodian

Rachel Schmelkin

Rabbinic Fellow

Sharon Tash

Education Director

Rhiannon Walsh


Hannah Ruth Wellons

Development Associate

Beth Werlin

Executive Director

Debra Winter

Director of Spiritual Arts

Daniel Zemel


Board of Directors

President Rielle Miller Gabriel – president@templemicah.org
Vice President Brent Goldfarb – vicepresident@templemicah.org
Treasurer David Wentworth – treasurer@templemicah.org
Secretary Evan Bloom – secretary@templemicah.org 
  • Roberta Aronson
  • Joshua Berman
  • Mark Blumenthal
  • Lauren Laitin
  • Jennifer Kaplan
  • Susannah Nadler
  • Jennifer Oko
  • Erica Perl
  • Robin Rudowitz
  • Noel Salinger
  • Sonia Pearson White

Past Board Presidents

  • Joshua Berman
  • Marcia Silcox
  • Ed Lazere
  • Jodi Enda
  • Mary Beth Schiffman
  • Larry Cooley
  • Bill Nussbaum
  • Betsy Broder
  • Jonah Gitlitz, z”l
  • Paul Greenberg
  • Peggy Banks
  • Cecelia Weinheimer
  • Bobbie Wendel
  • Jessica Silver
  • Kathryn Grausz, z”l
  • Jay Grusin
  • Richard Futrovsky, z”l
  • Vivian Liebenau, z”l
  • Nancy Elisburg
  • Jerry Liebenau, z”l
  • Celia Futrovsky Shapiro
  • Aaron Altschul, z”l
  • Mel Goldberg
  • Bayla White
  • Sid Booth
  • Sheldon Tromberg
  • Stanley Siegal
  • Theodor Schuchat, z”l

Join Our Team

Office Coordinator

Posted January 4, 2023


Temple Micah, a vibrant and creative Reform congregation of over 650 families in Washington, DC, is seeking an Office Coordinator. The Office Coordinator is a critical member of the administrative team and maintains the day-to-day operations of Temple Micah’s office. This work requires collaboration with all of the staff, as well as regular engagement with Temple members and visitors to the building. Due to the nature of this job, it is not eligible for remote or tele-work.


As soon as position filled.


Executive Director


Office Coordination and Calendaring Support (60%)

  • Manages office services and accounts, including phones, copiers, IT providers, and mail
  • Manages office supplies and equipment, including ordering and maintaining inventory
  • Purchases and maintains other supplies related to both programmatic and administrative needs
  • Coordinates with staff regarding visitors to building and welcomes members and visitors
  • Answers inquiries that come in through the general phone number and email
  • Coordinates with members and families regarding b’nai mitzvah logistics
  • Manages access to the entry and intercom systems
  • Maintains building and other office-wide calendars
  • Supports clergy and executive director with scheduling, including b’nai mitzvah- related calendaring
  • Works with lay leaders to schedule volunteer-led activities
  • Coordinates schedules for certain contract staff, including security guards and IT specialists

Audio/Video Coordination (20%)

  • Works with clergy to document technical production needs for services
  • Coordinates schedules for assistant technical producers
  • Provides weekly instructions and guidance to assistant technical producers

Administrative support (20%)

  • Provides administrative support, as assigned by the Executive Director
  • Provides administrative support for b’nai mitzvah program


Preferred 2-3 years of office support


  • Excellent organizational and administrative skills
  • Strong verbal and written communications skills
  • Experience working with volunteers and staff with a wide range of skills, communication styles, and interests
  • Demonstrated proficiency with MS Office and Google Suites, and virtual technology platforms
  • Preferred experience with audio/visual technology and IT support.
  • Strong work ethic and integrity, and able to work independently with little supervision
  • Motivation, enthusiasm, willingness to learn
  • Strong sense of initiative and demonstrated ability to exercise agility


  • The salary range for this job is $45,000-50,000, depending on experience
  • Health, vision, dental, and long-term disability insurance
  • Retirement savings plan
  • Generous paid time off and federal holidays
  • Values-aligned work environment

This is a full-time, exempt position


Please email a cover letter and résumé to werlin@templemicah.org. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.


Temple Micah seeks diversity, equity, and inclusion in its staff. We invite applicants with diverse backgrounds, identities, and skills, including, but not limited to, race, ethnicity, religious denominations, gender, sexuality, ability, and neurodiversity.

Assistant Technical Producer

Posted November 1, 2022


Temple Micah, a vibrant and creative Reform congregation of over 600 families in Washington, DC, is seeking to hire and train several Assistant Technical Producers. The Assistant Technical Producers work with the Technical Producer to produce a meaningful and communal online worship experience. This is a part-time position, with regular shifts available on Friday evenings (between 5:30 and 7:30pm) and Saturday mornings (between 9am and 12pm). Occasional shifts will be available for other online services, such as community events, holidays, and memorial services. 


Training and start dates will be conducted on a rolling basis.


Operations Associate


  • Learn and practice the two primary roles involved in producing Temple Micah’s services:  video/livestream management and Zoom room management.  
    • Training will take place over the course of a few weeks and will include approximately three one-hour meetings and approximately three services, during which the assistants will shadow and then practice the production skills. 
  • Agree to take on the assigned production role approximately two to three services each month (more or fewer services may be mutually agreed upon)
  • Review the technology instructions and service program in advance of the service
  • Log in at the specified time
  • If working remotely, the assistant must have a computer with strong internet connection and a recently updated version of Zoom.


  • General experience using computers, managing online meetings and/or broadcast software
  • Experience with audio/visual technology or creating digital media 
  • IT support experience is considered a plus


  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to work collaboratively with another producer
  • Strong work ethic and integrity
  • Motivation and willingness to learn
  • Punctuality


  • Assistants will be paid $16.10/hour, including for training sessions
  • Students may apply to volunteer for this role to earn community service hours


Applicants should email edelman@templemicah.org to express their interest and share their general weekly availability for this semester. 


Temple Micah seeks diversity, equity, and inclusion in its staff. We invite applicants with diverse backgrounds, identities, and skills, including, but not limited to, race, ethnicity, religious denominations, gender, sexuality, ability, and neurodiversity.

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