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Matthew Lindenberg

Posted on February 13, 2022

February 2022   Matt moved to Ridgewood, NJ in 2006 with his wife Erin, before kids were in the picture, and joined Temple Israel as a way to meet people within the community.  Before long, their twins joined the picture, and now the entire family makes TI their second home.  Professionally, Matt works in the Continue Reading »

James Goldfarb

Posted on February 11, 2022

2021 James and his wife Alyson Yashar have been TI members since 2004, when they moved to Bergen County from New York City.  They were drawn to TI because of its warm, welcoming members, rich egalitarian tradition, beautiful music, and learned clergy.  When he is not acting presidential, James is practicing law and spending time Continue Reading »

Debra Cantor

Posted on February 8, 2022

September 2021 Debra Cantor and her husband, Marc, moved from Park Slope, Brooklyn in 1997 to Ridgewood, NJ. They immediately joined Temple Israel. Their children, Jeremy and Sara, completed their TI religious school training and had b’nei mitzvahs at TI. They are now pursuing their own careers in Manhattan and Denver, respectively. Both Debra and Continue Reading »

Stephanie Gottsman

Posted on February 8, 2022

September 2021   My husband, Bob Zeller and I have been married since 1974. I graduated from Syracuse University with a BA in Math and an MS in Computer Science.  After working at IBM for 5 years, I started my computer consulting business and raised our girls.  In 2000, I worked on 47th Street selling wholesale watches, diamonds, gold and Continue Reading »

Scott Leiman

Posted on February 8, 2022

November 2021 Scott Leiman is currently the Treasurer, and Finance and Budget Chair for TI. He and his wife Jennifer have been members since 2013, when they moved to Allendale from Hoboken with their two children. When not in front of a spreadsheet for TI, Scott works in front of a spreadsheet (and maybe a Continue Reading »

Robyn Berger

Posted on February 8, 2022

October 2021 Robyn was born and bred a Jersey Girl, growing up in Fair  Lawn a few towns over.  She went to college at Hofstra, on Long Island where she received a BA in Liberal Arts. She went onto graduate school at the University of Pennsylvania and received a Masters in Social Work.  She worked Continue Reading »

Ride to an event

Posted on February 5, 2022

  https://www.synagogue.org/events/temple-members-want-a-ride-to-an-event/ The password is “car”  

Goldfarb

Posted on December 21, 2021

“James and his wife Alyson Yashar have been TI members since 2004, when they moved to Bergen County from New York City.  They were drawn to TI because of its warm, welcoming members, rich egalitarian tradition, beautiful music, and learned clergy.  When he is not acting presidential, James is practicing law and spending time with Continue Reading »

Ms Elaine Silverstein

Posted on October 22, 2021

September 2021 Elaine Silverstein and her husband, Bruce Thaler, have been TI members since 2008, when they left the Glen Rock Jewish Center. They live in Glen Rock, where they raised two sons, Mickey and Daniel, and they are the proud grandparents of Leah Thaler. Bruce has been involved in TI’s publicity for many years. Continue Reading »

Mr David Millman

Posted on October 5, 2021

David Millman Temple Israel, Ridgewood, NJ October, 2021 Born and bred in Long Island, NY, David joined Temple Israel with his wife Terry and daughter Adina when they settled in northern NJ in 1997. David served on the synagogue Ritual and Technology committees, then focused his efforts on the Brandeis Men’s Club. He spent two Continue Reading »