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!

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
Yael Levy: Rabbi; Director, A Way In: Jewish Mindfulness Program
Maria Paranzino: Office Administrator
Gari J. Weilbacher: Communications & Membership Manager
Gabrielle Kaplan-Mayer: Interim Education Director
Mr. Charles: Custodian
Brian Kelly: Handyman

BOARD MEMBERS & PORTFOLIOS

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

President: Steve Jones
Secretary/Board Representative for Communications: Homer Robinson
Treasurer: Ellen Steiker
Membership & Community: Rosalind Spigel
Tikkun Olam: Seth Horwitz, Board Representative
Spiritual Life: Rabbi Tsurah August
Building & Site: Scott Barkan
Education: Rivka Jarosh
Development: Robert Prischak

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A Way In: Jewish Mindfulness Program DirectorRabbi Yael Levy
Phyllis Meyers, President
Community Contacts/Lunch Coordinators: Jim FeldmanLance Laver, Carol Towarnicky

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Communications:
     Staff: Gari Weilbacher, Gabrielle Kaplan-Mayer, Maralin Blistein
     Website Content Coordinator: Gari Weilbacher, Writer/Editor    
     Kol Shalom (monthly newsletter): Eilen Levinson, Editor Graphic Designer: Maralin Blistein
     Ma Hadash (weekly e-update): Gari WeilbacherMaralin Blistein
     Facebook: Gabrielle Kaplan-Meyer
    Members-only Listserve: Seth Horwitz, Moderator


Membership & Community Engagement: 
     Staff: Gari Weilbacher, Rabbi Shawn Zevit, Maria Paranzino
     Brit Mishkan: Sarah Katz, Coordinator and Meredith Mann
     Acts of Caring: Gene Bishop, Stephanie Shell, Coordinators
     Hineini: Lisa Mervis, Sharon Sigal, Chris Taranta,Coordinators [Request/provide short-term support.]
   

Education Committee: Odamis Fernandez, Committee Chair 

Spiritual Life Council: Abby Ruder, Elissa GoldbergRabbi Shawn ZevitRabbi Yael Levy
    Leyning CoordinatorRod MacNeil 
    Torah Study Coordinator: Eugene Sotirescu

Library Committee/One Book Mishkan: Adam Blistein, Committee Chair

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Mishkan Collaborative Initiatives:

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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