Department & School Contacts

Synagogue Main Number: 818.788.6000 

Membership Number: 818.530.4008
To dial an extension from outside of VBS, dial (818)530- and then the extension # listed below.
To email a staff member, please enter their first name initial and full last name @vbs.org.

RECEPTION
4018    Wendy Perlmutter, Receptionist
 

RELIGION
4002   Ed Feinstein, Rabbi
4003   Joshua Hoffman, Rabbi
4012    Yossi Dresner, Ritual Director
4057   Noah Zvi Farkas, Rabbi
4005   Herschel Fox, Cantor
4058   Phil Baron, Cantor
4008   Natasha Benzaken, Membership & B'nai
                                                  Mitzvah Coordinator
4009   Janet Djalilmand, Clergy Dept. Manager
4056   Susan Rubin, Caring Connection Director

ADMINISTRATION
4004   Bart Pachino, Executive Director
4085   Gregg Orloff, Asst. Executive Director
4011     Elana Zimmerman, Program Director
4015    Elana Vorspan,  Director of Marketing
                                         & Communications
4007   Liat Cohen, Marketing & Communications  
                                 Designer
4010    Marlene Edenzon, Development 
                                              Coordinator
4014    Orit Rappaport, Administrative Assistant
4006   Monica Pierce, Admin. Assistant
4035   Ben Cutter, Social Action and Engagement
4076   Andrew Pelter, IT Director

ACCOUNTING
4013   Janice Berlin, Controller
4017   Diane Goldstein, Accounting Specialist
4016   Stephanie Specht, Accounting Specialist

DAY SCHOOL — (818) 788-2199
4060  Rabbi Deborah Schuldenfrei, 
                                                      
Head of School
4061   Nancy Herbst, Director of General Studies
4062  Tamar Raff, Director of Judaic Studies
4068  Avi Taff, Day School Rabbi
4075  Karin Mendel, Director of Finance
                                              & Operations
4072  Tal Barak, Director of Admissions & 
                                                        Marketing
4074  Carly Vazana, Director of Development
4071   Nora Moreno, Curriculum Coordinator
4064  Cirel Blitz, Office Manager
4077  Hilary Sloane, Admissions &
                                   Communications Associate
4070  Kaci Garrison, Advancement Associate
Day School website: vbsds.org

ETZ CHAIM LEARNING CENTER:
(818) 788-3584
4046   Keri Loventhal, ECLC Director
4042   Tina Donay, Registrar/Business Mgr. 
Fax — (818) 995-0526

OURSPACE:
4069  Susan North Gilboa, OurSpace Director

EARLY CHILDHOOD CENTER:   
(818) 788-0567- Preschool
(818) 530-4031- Infant-Toddler/Parent and Me
4050 Abby Mars, ECC Director
4030 Claire Berger, Admissions & Comm. Dir.
4031  Molly Mills, Infant-Toddler & Family
                                       Center Coordinator
4021  Renee Kalmanson, Program Coordinator
4034 Lynne Fisher, Developmental Specialist


YOUTH/USY
4025  Ami Monson, Dir. of Youth Engagement
4026 Camryn Kruger, Asst. Dir. Youth Engagement

SISTERHOOD
2133   Sisterhood Office
Sisterhood Voicemail 818-530-4087

STARLITE CATERERS(818) 789-7588
3151   Steve Cohen, Owner
3149  Jessica Supowitz
3150  Eric Levine

SECURITY
4032 VBS Security


VBS COUNSELING CENTER: (818) 784-1414
H.O.P.E. UNIT FOUNDATION
Jo Christner, Psy.D. 
Executive Director
818-788-HOPE (4673)