People

Rabbis

Aaron Bisno

Frances F. & David R. Levin Senior Rabbinic Pulpit

Rabbi Aaron Benjamin Bisno is the ninth rabbi to lead the Temple since its founding, 1856.  Rabbi Bisno has been with the community since June 2004.

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Rabbi Sharyn Henry is a lover of worship, music, education, social justice, and Rodef Shalom.

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Walter Jacob

Rabbi Emeritus & Senior Scholar

As he works to reestablish Reform Judaism in Germany—whose ambassador knighted him with a medal for his services—Walter Jacob remains active with Rodef Shalom in Pittsburgh, which he joined in 1955

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Staff

Steve Bram

The Murray Klein Executive Director

Steve is the guy in charge of our daily operations and our congregation’s leader when it comes to staff development, strategic planning, and partnering with members to get the job

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Becca Ackner, Rodef Shalom Congregation

Becca Ackner

Operations Director

Becca is the welcoming face of Rodef Shalom, she’s our person in charge of engaging and introducing new members while showing appreciation and care for our current members.

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Mimsie Leyton

Sidney & Shirley C. Rapport Family Center Director

With her love of children and Judaism, Mimsie Leyton enriches our congregation and its early childhood learning center.

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Liron Lipinsky, J-JEP Director Rodef Shalom Congregation

Liron Lipinsky

J-JEP Religious School Director

Liron is the head of our religious school and is all about making Jewish education relevant and meaningful for youth.

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Ariel Armstrong, Rodef Shalom Development Director

Ariel Armstrong

Development Director

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Anna Baird

Events Coordinator

Anna is the go-to person at Rodef Shalom for anyone who wants to use the Congregation’s facilities.

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Lauren Wolcott

Communications Coordinator

Lauren believes we’re meant to live our lives in community, and she wants to help you stay connected to ours.

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Sherry Bell

Accounting Coordinator
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Martha Berg

Project Archivist
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Tony Campbell

Custodian
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Doug Collins

Controller
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Steve Fowler

Administrative Assistant to Development
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Leslie Garrison

Assistant to Rabbi Bisno and Rabbi Henry
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Steve Johnson

Custodian
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Bob Kelly

Janitor
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Susan Loether

Youth & Special Projects Coordinator

Susan is the go-to person for B’nai Mitzvah and beyond, and our new Family Chavurah Program.

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Mike McHugh

Support Services Coordinator
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