Meet the Board & Staff of the Jewish Federation!
The Jewish Federation of St. Joseph Valley is run by a team of Staff and Community Volunteers who focus on preserving and helping our Jewish community.
Jewish Federation Staff
Ben Davis, Executive Director
Emily Benedix, Communications Associate & Web Editor
Karen Dwyer, Office Manager & Editor for Our Community News
Lizzie Fagen, Jewish Family Services Director
Bob Feferman, CRC Director
Samara Gold, Kitchen Associate
Joseph Havens, Custodian
Rowan Kelley, Youth and Family Program Director / Jewish Family Service Associate
Nancy Kennedy, Jewish Family Services Associate
Efrat Naor, Israeli Shlicha (Israeli Emissary)
Monika Wayne, Adult Program Director
Each year brings fresh challenges and new opportunities. Working as a whole and utilizing our talents, we strive to serve our community - both here and in Israel. This year we are involved in coordinated fund raising, community-wide programming, family and community services, and educational activities for every stage in life.
|Officers||Board of Directors|
|David Ravitch, President||Jamie Brooks|
|Lisa Lerman, Vice President||David Cangany|
|Cristyne Porile, Vice President||Chelly Freel|
|Sorah Stein, Secretary||Marlene Hollenkamp|
|Michael Kirsch, Treasurer||Bill Lopatin|
|Terry Feldbaum, Immediate Past President||Mona Medow|
3202 Shalom Way
South Bend, IN 46615
tel: (574) 233-1164
fax: (574) 288-4103
Monday through Thursday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm Daylight Savings Time
9:00 am - 3:00 PM Standard Time
Closed Saturdays, Sundays, as well as all federal and some Jewish holidays except by special appointment.