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Districts and Regions

Kehilla Relationship Managers

Meet the KRMs

Each district has a kehilla relationship manager. Meet them and learn how the system works.

Central District

These three combined former regions – Great Lakes and Rivers, Midwest, and Mid-Continent – cover the continent’s heartland, from Manitoba and Saskatchewan down to Texas, and also includes Mexico City. The states included in the district are Colorado, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania (west of Altoona), South Dakota, Texas, West Virginia, and Wisconsin.

District Kehilla Relationship Manager Mindy Gordon 847-714-9130
Youth Directors CRUSY - Arlyne Bochnek 216-789-2902
CHUSY - Julie Marder 847-714-9130
Emtza - vacant
SWUSY - Maury Jacobs 214-450-6666
District Chair Rachel Russo  

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Metropolitan New York (METNY) District

METNY includes Manhattan, Brooklyn, Staten Island, Queens, and the Bronx; Nassau, Suffolk, Westchester, Rockland, and Putnam counties, and Greenwich, Connecticut.

District Kehilla Relationship Manager (KRM) Linda Sussman 516-625-6901
Youth Director Ben Varon 646-519-9231 
Assistant Youth Director  Yehudah Webster  646-519-9384  
District Chair Joel Cutler  

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Mid-Atlantic District

The Mid-Atlantic district is made up of the former New Jersey and Mid-Atlantic regions; it includes all of New Jersey and Delaware and Pennsylvania from the Delaware River to Altoona.

District Kehilla Relationship Manager Jennifer Stofman
Youth Directors Hagalil - Dassy Mark
Hagesher and EPA - Renee Strausberg   215-870-7902 
Youth Coordinator  Hagesher and EPACorey Bass   
District Chair David Gutin  

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Northeast District

Northeast is made up of the former Canadian, Connecticut Valley, Empire, and New England regions. It includes Ontario and the Canadian provinces to its east, New England (except Greenwich, Connecticut), and New York State north of the New York City metropolitan area. Join us on Facebook.

District Kehilla Relationship Manager (KRM) Howard Goldberg 518-250-9076
Youth Directors Hanefesh - Joyce Juda 617-964-8210
ECRUSY - Max Marmer 416-667-1717
Tzafon - Sandra Goldmeer 518-859-1241
NERUSY - Joyce Juda 617-964-8210
Assistant Youth Director  NERUSY - Seth Golob  617-964-8210 
Youth Coordinator  Hanefesh - Ellie Carr   
District Chair Steve Golub  

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Southeast Seaboard District

The combined Seaboard and Southeast regions stretch south down the eastern seaboard from Maryland to Florida, go west to include Alabama, Georgia, Tennessee, Arkansas, Mississippi, and east to include the islands of Cuba, Puerto Rico, and Barbados.

District Kehilla Relationship Manager (KRM) Jo-Anne Tucker-Zemlak 240-988-1545
Youth Directors Seaboard - Shira Kaplan 301-230-0801
Hanegev - Stephanie Nichol 561-372-0420
Assistant Youth Director  Seaboard - Abby Kerbel  301-230-0801 
District Chair Jedd Moskowitz  

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Northern Pacific Region

The Northern Pacific region includes the Pacific seaboard from northern California up to British Columbia, Alberta, and Alaska.

Kehilla Relationship Manager (KRM) Morey Schapira 408-824-0344
Youth Directors Pinwheel - Aviva Tilles


  New Frontier - Sarah Miller  408-892-2732 
Regional Chair Frank Kurtz  

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Pacific Southwest Region

The Pacific Southwest region includes southern California, southern Nevada, Arizona, Utah, New Mexico, and Hawaii.

Kehilla Relationship Manager Laurence Harris 818-986-0907 
Youth Director Far West - Merrill Alpert 818-986-0907
Regional President Frances Goldman Strasberg  

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