Mishkan-at-a-Glance

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Mishkan is a vibrant community offering a wide range of activities. We invite you to get to know us and see where you'd like to get involved.

You'll find links to learn more about our committees, programs, interest & working groups along with links for all Staff, Board & group contacts, Listserv sign-ups & social media.

GET CONNECTED . . . GET INVOLVED . . . BRING YOUR GIFTS TO OUR MISHKAN!

WE WELCOME COMMUNITY PARTICIPATION!

MISHKAN SHALOM STATEMENT OF PRINCIPLES

Many groups are open to the larger community, including Spiritual Life gatherings, Tikkun Olam/Social Justice working groups and Lifelong Learning classes. Our Library is open to the public whenever the building is open. 

STAFF

Shawn Zevit: Lead Rabbi
Maria Paranzino: Office Administrator
Lynn Edelman: Communications & Membership Manager

Holli Goldenberg: Hebrew School Director, Tot Shabbat & Teen Coordinator
Gabrielle Kaplan-Mayer: Hebrew School Curriculum Development
2022-2023: Rabbinic Interns: Alana Krivo-Kaufman and Noah Dor Lind

Brian Walt: Founding Rabbi, Rabbi Emeritus

Yael LevyRabbi Emerita; Director, A Way InJewish Mindfulness Program 

BOARD MEMBERS & PORTFOLIOS (5783: 2022-2023)

The Board of Directors guides our community in accordance with:
Our Statement of Principles, Our By-Laws & Our Strategic Plan

President: Jean Brody

Immediate Past- President: Steve Jones

Secretary/Board Representative for Communications: Elissa Goldberg

Treasurer: John Palmer

Building & Site: Jeff Block

Development: Robert Prischak

Education: Rivka Jarosh

Membership- Sharon Gorenstein

Tikkun Olam: David Love

Spiritual Life: TBD

 

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Communications:

     Staff: Lynn Edelman, Maralin Blistein
     Website Content Coordinator: Lynn Edelman, Writer/Editor    
     Kol Shalom (monthly newsletter): Eilen Levinson, Editor Graphic Designer: Maralin Blistein
     Ma Hadash (weekly e-update): Lynn Edelman, Maralin Blistein
     Facebook
     Members-only Listserve: Seth Horwitz, Moderator

Membership & Community Engagement: 
     Staff: Lynn Edelman, Rabbi Shawn Zevit, Maria Paranzino, Sharon Gornstein (Board) Roz Spigel (Lay Chair)
     Brit Mishkan: Coordinator: Marc Jacobs
     Acts of Caring: Stephanie Shell and Susan Schewel, Coordinators
     Hineini: Lisa Mervis, Chris Taranta,Coordinators [Request/provide short-term support.]

Education Committee: Odamis Fernandez, Committee Chair, Rivka Jarosh, Board Rep 

Spiritual Life Council: Chair: TBD and Rabbi Shawn Zevit
    Leyning CoordinatorRod MacNeil & Torah Study Coordinator: Eugene Sotirescu

Library Committee/One Book Mishkan: Andrea Nunez, Committee Chair

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Mishkan Shalom Collaborative Initiatives and Engagement Programs:

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We have provided fertile ground for the growth of pathbreaking programs, each now serving the wider community:

   

4101 Freeland Ave. Philadelphia, PA 19128 - ph: (215) 508-0226 / office@mishkan.org Site map