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Contact Us

Germantown Jewish Centre is located in West Mt. Airy in Northwest Philadelphia.

Our office is open:

  • 9:00am - 5:00pm (Monday - Thursday)
  • 9:00am - 5:00pm (Friday)

You can reach us:

  • By Phone: 215-844-1507
  • By Fax: 215-844-8309
  • By Email: [email protected]
  • By Mail: 400 West Ellet Street, Philadelphia, PA 19119

 

GJC Professionals: Whom Do I Ask?

Rabbi Adam Zeff:  [email protected]

  • B’nei Mitzvah, Ritual questions, Lifecycle events, Counseling, Conflict resolution

 

Natalie Lyalin, Rabbinic Assistant, ext. 16: [email protected]g

  • Scheduling with Rabbi Zeff (in-person meetings & phone calls)
  • Shabbat & Holidays Service Leaders
  • Charry Service & High Holiday Honors, including aliyot & reading Torah
  • Questions about services
  • Membership Administration, Dues & Outreach

 

Nina Peskin, Executive Director, ext. 12:  [email protected]

  • B’nei Mitzvah Policies
  • Budget
  • Personnel
  • Board Development
  • Fundraising
  • Planned Giving
  • Archives
  • Membership dues
  • Facilities & Grounds

 

Gloria Geissler, Finance Director, ext. 15:  [email protected]

  • Bills, Dues, Budget, Collections

 

Rabbi Alanna Sklover, Director of Lifelong Learning, ext. 24:  [email protected]

  • Religious School
  • Teen Tuesdays & Confirmation Class
  • B’nei Mitzvah
  • Children’s Services & Holidays
  • Family Outreach and Connections
  • Children’s Services & Holidays
  • Library

 

Kate Lawn, Program Director, ext. 19:  [email protected]

  • Synagogue Calendar
  • Programming & Publicity
  • Centre Call, GJC Weekly & Listserv
  • Adult Education Programming
  • Kiddush Sponsorship
  • Kashrut Policy
  • Room/Bldg Space requests (non-rental)
  • Website & Social Media
  • Shabbat & Holidays Childcare

 

Jodi Gordon, Early Childhood Program Director, ext. 26:  [email protected]

  • Early Childhood Program
Teena Robinson, Administrative Assistant, ext. 10:  [email protected]
  • Membership Resignation
  • Member Database
  • Plaques & Building Signs
  • B’nei Mitzvah/Wedding Coordination
  • Ritual Item Loans
  • Room Rentals & Catering
  • Directory
  • Yahrzeit Notices
  • Tech Support & Fob Administration

 

Rebecca Paquet, Development and Finance Assistant, ext. 14:  [email protected]

  • Registrations & Billings Questions
  • Book of Remembrance
  • Collections

 

Eric Word, Facilities Supervisor/Projects Manager, ext. 11:  [email protected]

  • Grounds & Facilities

 

Youth Advisor (TBA)

  • Youth Activities


Shabbat Hospitality: If you are interested in spending a Shabbat weekend with us and need hospitality (Shabbat dinner, overnight accomodations, etc.), please contact Natalie Lyalin, Rabbinic Assistant.

If you have any questions, or would like to send us a message, please submit the form below: