Interior Sanctuary

Contact Us

We welcome your request for information by phone, email, or contact form. To contact our clergy or staff directly, please see the tabs below for a handy reference of department and clergy contact information. 


Thank you for your interest and questions. We do our best to respond during business hours.


Staff Directory


Executive Director

Donna Nadel, Executive Director 

Edna Gonzalez, Assistant to the Executive Director 

Denise Magilnick, Executive Assistant 

Douglas Lynn, Associate Executive Director and Director of Camps 

Jodi Berman, Associate Executive Director


Karim Merzian, Chief Financial Officer 

Galina Shterenberg, Controller 

Communications and Marketing

Don Levy, Director 


Cheri Lauterbach, Institutional Advancement Officer 

Alison Gettleson, Donor Relations Manager 

Human Resources

Cheryl Sanders, Director of Human Resources 

Monica Sierra, Administrative Assistant 


Esther Cohen, Director of Membership Engagement 

Cheryl Mandel Garland, Planning and Events Manager

Cristina Mauro, Membership Services 

Safety, Security, and Facilities

Cory Wenter, Director 

Daniel Urquiza, Safety and Security Manager

Temple Sanctuary Tours

Nan Goodman, Docent, Historian and Archivist 


Rabbi Steven Leder, Senior Rabbi

Samantha Rosen, Assistant to Rabbi Leder 

Rabbi Elissa Ben-Naim

Brawerman Elementary School West 

Rabbi David Eshel

Denise Magilnick, Assistant 

Rabbi Joel Nickerson

Samantha Rosen, Assistant 

Rabbi M. Beaumont Shapiro

Denise Magilnick, Assistant 

Rabbi Susan Nanus, Director of Adult Programs

Hannah Gole, Assistant 

Cantor Don Gurney

Jesica Ryzenberg, Assistant 

Cantor Lisa Peicott

Jesica Ryzenberg, Assistant 

Rabbi Aviva Funke

Brawerman Elementary School East 



Cheri Lauterbach, Institutional Advancement Officer 

Alison Gettleson, Donor Relations Manager 



Jodi Berman, Associate Executive Director and Director of Engagement and Leadership

Hannah Gole, Assistant 

Esther Cohen, Director of Membership Engagement  

Cristina Mauro, Membership/ Development Associate 

Catering and Space Rentals

Catering and Space Rentals

Cheryl Mandel Garland, Planning and Events Manager 

Schools and Camps

Early Childhood Centers

Carol Bovill, Director  

Fredda Lowenstein, Associate Director 

Floryn Rosenberg, Site Director - Erika J. Glazer  

Laurie Gregory, Operations Manager - Mann Family

Sydney Spiegel, Operations Manager - Erika J. Glazer

Brawerman Elementary School

Brandon Cohen, Head of Elementary School  

Nadine Zysman, Principal - Brawerman West

Yolanda Ornelas, Senior Operations Manager - Brawerman West

Tamara Miller, Principal - Brawerman East 

Erin Jacobs, Operations Manager - Brawerman East

Religious School

Cathy Gordon, Head of Religious School 

Rachel Waltuch, Associate Director 

Lisa Alpern, Associate Director, Director of B'Nei Mitzvah 

Amanda Pleau, Operations Manager 

Wilshire Boulevard Temple Camps

Douglas Lynn, Executive Director 

Seth Toybes, Director 

Erica Feinman, Assistant Director  

Ari Kaplan, Assistant Director 

Janine Regal, Registrar

Board of Trustees

President Alberto Valner
Vice President Dena Bloom
Vice President Brian Shirken
Secretary Scott Edelman
Treasurer Simon Furie
Immediate Past President Rick Powell


Board Members:

Ronn Davids
Deborah Dragon
Jim Hyman
Rebecca Jonah
Skip Kessler
Fred Kunik 
Caroline Kuperstock
Brian Milder
Bruce Rosenblum
Toni Schulman
Reagan Silber


Counsel to the Board David Wimmer
Honorary Board Members

Howard M. Bernstein
Audrey Irmas
Julie Miller
Richard Pachulski

Campus Locations and Main Numbers

Erika J. Glazer Family Campus

3663 Wilshire Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90010
(213) 388-2401
fax (213) 487-3145

Audrey and Sydney Irmas Campus

11661 W. Olympic Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90064
(213) 388-2401

Wilshire Boulevard Temple Camps
and Steve Breuer Conference Center


Summer Address
11495 E Pacific Coast Hwy 
Malibu, CA 90265
Camp Hess Kramer
(310) 457-7861
Gindling Hilltop Camp
(310) 457-9617

Winter Address
3663 Wilshire Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90010
(213) 835-2196
Fax: (213) 388-2595

Maps and Directions

Glazer Campus Map

Pedestrian and Parking Entrance is located on HOBART Boulevard near 6th Street. 

Irmas Campus Map

Enter from Barrington Avenue


See for maps and driving directions