2017 Officers and Directors


President Lauren Kaplan
President-elect Laura Blumberg
Immediate Past President Mark Krasnow
Vice President - Membership    Howard Gold
Vice President - Programming Rachael Barabell
Vice President - Special Projects Ian Rubin
Vice President - Finance/Administration Jeffrey Ganz
Treasurer Sandy Gotlib
Clerk Barbra Sher

Board of Directors 

Rachael Barabell   Ian Rubin
Sara Bernstein   Josh Scherz
Laura Blumberg   Ross Scribner
Josh Bregman   Barbra Sher
Jeffrey Ganz   Michael Tichnor
Steve Gershman   Meg Umlas
Howard Gold   Beth Winograd
Carol Goldman   Robin Wolk
Sandy Gotlib   Larry Wolpe
Lauren Kaplan   Debbie Yavner
Mark Krasnow    
Lori Kreidberg    


Jamie Gossels Howard Rubin
Steve Lebovitz Amy Silverstein
Judy Quint Larry Sternberg
Jonathan Quint Steve Wald
Rabbi  Rabbi Sally Finestone

Director of Education     

Rabbi Sally Finestone
Office Administrator  Linda Rosenburg
Maintenance Supervisor  Oscar Vasquez

Social Action.

Community Cooks!

Upcoming dates: June 3 Help cook and deliver a meal for Bristol Lodge Women's Shelter, Waltham. 

Patient Navigator Service

With JFS of Metrowest, this free service helps Jewish and other frail older adults living in Metrowest get to and navigate their medical appointments. 

Bristol Lodge

Upcoming dates: June 3 Help set up, clean up and serve a meal to homeless people at this Waltham soup kitchen. Great opportunity for children ages 8 and up and adults. Choose a Sunday.


Adult Education

In Judaism, learning is a life-long process, and each stage of learning brings with it special blessings and insights. At Congregation Or Atid, we offer a wide variety of courses for adults where we explore our rich heritage in a literary and historical way.