Contact us

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

Our office, closed to the public due to COVID-19 restrictions, is not currently open, but our staff is working remotely, checking voicemails and emails. Email is the best way to reach us at this time. We encourage you to check our website calendar for the current schedule of events.

GJC Professionals: Whom Do I Ask?

Rabbi Adam Zeff:

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

Michele Stulman, Rabbinic Assistant,
ext. 16:

  • 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

Rabbi Rebecca Richman, Assistant Rabbi
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  • Koleinu Beit Midrash, Kol D’mamah, Chesed

Nina Peskin, Executive Director,
ext. 12:

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

Gloria Geissler, Finance Director,
ext. 15:

  • Bills, Dues, Budget, Collections

Rebecca Paquet, Development and Finance Assistant,
ext. 14:

  • Registrations & Billing Questions
  • Book of Remembrance
  • Collections

Kate Lawn, Program & Membership Director,
ext. 19:

  • Programming & publicity
  • New membership & membership questions, dues & outreach
  • Website administration & social media
  • Synagogue calendar, room & building use requests (non-rentals)
  • Centre Call newsletter, GJC Weekly email & minyanim listservs
  • Kiddush sponsorship
  • Kashrut Policy
  • Shabbat & holiday childcare questions

Teena Robinson, Administrative Assistant,
ext. 10:

  • Member Database
  • Plaques & Building Signs
  • B’nei Mitzvah/Wedding Coordination
  • Ritual Item Loans
  • Room Rentals & Catering
  • Member Directory
  • Yahrzeit Notices
  • Tech Support & Fob Administration
  • Membership Resignation

Michelle Bernstein, Early Childhood Program Director,
ext. 26:

  • Early Childhood Program & Camp Keshet

Ben Rotenberg, Education Director
ext. 24:

  • Religious School
  • Teen Tuesdays & Confirmation Class
  • B’nei Mitzvah
  • Family outreach and connections
  • Children’s services & holidays
  • The Quitman Library

Eric Word, Facilities Director,
ext. 11:

  • Grounds & Facilities

Shabbat Hospitality

If you are interested in spending a Shabbat weekend with us and need hospitality (Shabbat dinner, overnight accomodations, etc.), please contact Michele Stulman, Rabbinic Assistant at

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