Our Professionals & Staff

 Pearl Grundland | Executive Director

Married to Gidon, 3 children; Batya (Mark Rottmann), David (Shira Rachel), Yoni (Lauren). 6 Grandchildren, Mattan Lee, Benjamin Simon, Amitai Zvi, Akiva Chen, Mali Tova, Joshua Hersh.
Has served as Executive Director of Beth Emeth Bais Yehuda Synagogue since 2007. 

Synagogue Member since 1981. As a lay leader, Pearl served in the following capacities: President, Member of the Executive and Board of Governors, Chairman of and/or participation in Budget & Finance, Cantor Danto Tribute, Clergy Search & Succession, Continuing Ed., Human Resources/Evaluation, Long Range Planning, Music, Siyum Hatorah, Special Events, Sviva Non-Profit Housing, Young Couples Club and Youth.

Former Executive Director, Canadian Friends of Tel Aviv University and Private Planning Consulting Services. Previous urban planning and management consultant experience. Volunteer & member of: Canadian Friends of Tel Hashomer Hospital; Ontario Professional Planners Institute, and Canadian Institute of Planners.

To reach Pearl, please don’t hesitate to be in touch: pearl@beby.org 
(Updated December 2015) 


Iona Berlind | Controller, Ext 231 » iona@beby.org

-Financial statements, financial reports, Audit, accounts receivable and accounts payable,
- General ledger, Y/E schedules
-Professional Financial Support to the Board
-Serves on Budget and Finance and Audit Committees,
-Royal Bank liaison, Moses liaison (computer software)

Sari Birnbaum | Donor Services Associate/Receptionist, Ext 221 » reception@beby.org

-General reception duties such as answering telephone inquiries
-Selling of tickets for Synagogue functions
- Daily mail, donation cards, dedication book labels, spreadsheets for synagogue functions
-Invoicing of donation payments

Valerie Duarte | Events Co-ordinator, Ext 250 » valerie@beby.org

-Event and simcha bookings
-Internal food services (e.g. for committees and meetings)
-Breakfast & Kiddish sponsorships

Dale Gold | Youth Programme Director, Ext 229 » youth@beby.org

- All programming related to youth and young families activities, special events and holiday programming. Includes Bar/Bat Mitzvah, Shabbat Services, Young Professionals and Mommy and Toddler programming.

Andrea Levine | Communications & Development Coordinator, Ext 232 » andrea@beby.org

-Content, layout and distribution for the Weekly Shabbat Bulletin
-Designing and distributing posters/flyers. Kesher layout & design.
-Preparing and executing external and internal communications
Administrative support to clergy
-Field inquiries and prep for life cycle events
-MDSC Liaison.

Freda Marcovitch | Office Manager/Administrative Assistant, Ext 233 » freda@beby.org

-Secretarial duties for Executive Director, Synagogue Executive, Board of Directors and Committee Chairmen
-Yarhzeit Notices, Graduation Shavuot
-Funeral & Cemetery Arrangements, Yizkor Book -Co-ordinate all Kesher information
-High Holy Day administrative duties

Razy Stolberg | Bookkeeper, Ext 235 » razy@beby.org

-Accounts Receivable, payroll, catering billings, membership billings, tax receipts
-Serves on Adjustments Committee and Israel Fund Committee, Moses liaison

Maxim Varshavsky | House, Building Manager, Ext 239 » maxim@beby.org

-Capital projects
-IT support, heating, electrical and other major infrastructure systems, custodial supervision, supplier contracts 

Shlomo Wanounou | Ba'al Koreh

Christine Persaud-Peretz | Executive Assistant, Ext 288 » 

-Assist in the development of fundraising programmes and strategies
- Assist in the preparation of proposals, strategic plans and public relations materials
-Facilitate donor recognition and retention.
-Work closely with FDSC, lay and professional leadership, and volunteers to realize goals.
-Provide administrative support to the Executive Director

Fri, 23 February 2018 8 Adar 5778