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

Tanya Werger | Executive Assistant, Ext 288 » tanya@beby.org
-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


Student Intern | Information Technology and Administrative Support 

NOW HIRING. Send Resumes to freda@beby.org 

We are seeking a qualified student to serve as our Summer Intern. The primary role of the Intern will be to assist with the migration of our membership data base to a new software system. Student will be “tech-savvy”. He/she will become proficient as he/she acquires skill in using the Synagogue's membership data base software systems in order to conduct initial data assessment with careful attention to detail, review data in old software system and compare to data in new system to ensure smooth data conversion, ensuring all data was properly converted, acquire missing data as needed through communication with customers; work with other staff to facilitate intake and or export of new and old customer information and assist with tuning and troubleshooting of problems with new software or data conversion.

Other duties will include general office duties (answering telephone, record and process donation requests, mail distribution, photocopying and filing), administrative support for Synagogue activities and events taking place during the work period. Other duties as assigned.

The Intern will be an active team player and provide timely project updates to supervisor and organization officers.

Qualifications: minimum of two years of University education in a related field, familiarity of Microsoft SQL considered an asset, demonstrated experience working in a team environment, working knowledge of Jewish traditions and synagogue practices and life cycle rituals.

Mon, 25 September 2017 5 Tishrei 5778