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:

GJC Professionals: Whom Do I Ask?
Rabbi Adam Zeff:  rabbi@germantownjewishcentre.org

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

Natalie Lyalin, Membership Outreach Coordinator and Rabbinic Assistant,
ext. 16: rabbinicassistant@germantownjewishcentre.org

  • 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:  director@germantownjewishcentre.org

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

Gloria Geissler, Finance Director,
ext. 15:  finance@germantownjewishcentre.org

  • Bills, Dues, Budget, Collections

Rabbi Alanna Sklover, Director of Lifelong Learning,
ext. 24:  rabbieducator@germantownjewishcentre.org

  • 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:  program@germantownjewishcentre.org

  • 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

Michelle Bernstein, Early Childhood Program Director,
ext. 26:  ecp@germantownjewishcentre.org

  • Early Childhood Program

Teena Robinson, Administrative Assistant,
ext. 10:  office@germantownjewishcentre.org

  • 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:  administrative@germantownjewishcentre.org

  • Registrations & Billings Questions
  • Book of Remembrance
  • Collections

Eric Word, Facilities Supervisor/Projects Manager,
ext. 11:  maintenance@germantowjewishcentre.org

  • 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: