Our Staff

Staff Members

Rabbi Ephraim Buchwald – Director
Rabbi Ephraim Buchwald is one of the leaders in the movement of Jewish return in America today. He has pioneered and developed many…


Beryl Levenson – Associate Director, Emeritus
After serving as NJOP’s Associate Director since its inception, Beryl Levenson is now operating…


Rabbi Yitzchak Rosenbaum – Associate Director Emeritus
Rabbi Yitzchak Rosenbaum joined NJOP in 1989 and was responsible, until his retirement in 2012, for all aspects of the administration…


Larry Greenman – Assistant Director
Larry Greenman has administrative responsibilities over all aspects of NJOP’s operation. He previously served as NJOP’s…


Florence Wiener – Hebrew Language Coordinator
Florence Wiener has been with the National Jewish Outreach Program since 1988, teaching Hebrew and creating…



Amy Gugig – IT Director and Senior Operations Manager

Amy Gugig has been with the organization since 1995.
email: [email protected]


Susanne Goldstone Rosenhouse – Social Media Coordinator
Susanne Goldstone Rosenhouse came to NJOP in 2004 as a Program Coordinator, where she was the point person…


Jessica Kavesh–Assistant to the Director
Jessica Kavesh has been with NJOP since September 2008. Originally hired as an administrative assistant, she previously…


Lea Schulman – Program Coordinator
Lea Schulman is NJOP’s Program Coordinator and acts as the contact person for rabbis and coordinators in congregations…

Board Members

  • Marc Belzberg
  • Ludwig Bravmann
  • Valerie T. Diker
  • Brandon Dunn
    (Treasurer)
  • Fred Ehrman
  • Adam E. Fine
  • Sylvia Freyer
  • Tracy Gerber
  • Bernard Goldberg
  • Hillel A. Gross
    (Vice President & Secretary)
  • Howard Hoffen
  • Ilan Kaufthal
  • Dr. Elizabeth A. Konecky
  • Jack Nash z”l
  • George Rohr
  • Marc Rowan
  • Eli Salig
  • Lawrence Saper
  • Cyrus Schwartz
  • Leonard Shaykin
  • Saul Spitz
  • Moshael Straus
  • Jeffrey Zuckerman
    (Chairman of the Board & President)