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Our Staff

Nancy Seifert Gorod

Director of Congregational Learning ngorod@shearithisrael.com

Nancy Gorod has dedicated her professional career to Jewish education.  She is responsible for providing educational opportunities to our members of all ages.  She leads Machaneh Shai, our experiential and formal education program for children in kindergarten through 7th grade, and designs meaningful programs for adult members, parents, and families throughout the year.  Nancy brings tremendous experience to Shearith Israel having served as Program Director and then Education Director at Congregation Etz Chaim in Atlanta, GA, as a Jewish Studies Teacher at The Epstein School in Atlanta, and as an educator at Camp Ramah Darom.

Previously, Nancy has served on the Atlanta Education Directors Council and as a board member for the Jewish Educators Assembly.  She is a certified trained facilitator for Critical Friends Group through the National School Reform Faculty, and she participated in the Whizin Institute of Family Education through the University of Judaism.

She has a Masters Degree in Jewish Education from the Jewish Theological Seminary of America in New York and has a Bachelor of Arts from Tufts University in Medford, MA.  Nancy and her husband, Randy, have two children, Natan and Ilana.


Jodi B. Salomon

Executive Director executivedirector@shearithisrael.com

Jodi Salomon joined Congregation Shearith Israel in 2014, after more than eight years at the Marcus Jewish Community Center of Atlanta where she was the Director of Afterschool Programs and also worked as the Associate Director of Camp Isidore Alterman for several years.  Prior to that position, she was a Program Associate for the Book Festival of the MJCCA. Before the MJCCA, she had a career as a Financial Advisor for ten years with Salomon Smith Barney and Merrill Lynch.

Born and raised in New Jersey and Pennsylvania, she graduated from Boston University in 1987 with a B.S. in Hotel and Food Administration. She went on to serve as a Management Services Associate at J.P. Morgan, in Manhattan. Jodi has two teenage sons, Ari, 18 and Noah, 16.

 


Yvette Cox

Bookkeeper bookkeeper@shearithisrael.com

Yvette Cox has been part of the Congregation Shearith Israel family since December of 2010 after moving to Atlanta from North Carolina.  She is responsible for processing all incoming payments including dues, donations, as well as school and event registrations.  She is also responsible for member management, monthly billing and statements, and event advertisement.  She previously worked as a Property Manager for more than 120 properties in North Carolina. She serves as a lead coach in the children's ministry at her church & loves to read. She and her newly wed husband founded a singles group in 2015 and they are planning their 1st singles conference for Sept 2018. 

She lives in Atlanta with her husband Robert. They have 3 children, Andre 26, who lives in North Carolina, Kaitlyn - 20 and Jonah - 15, who both live in Atlanta.


Adam Klein

Executive Assistant and Marketing Coordinator  marketing@shearithisrael.com 

Adam Klein joined the community and staff of Shearith Israel in spring 2017.  Adam’s previous experience in Jewish communal service includes roles as Program Director for Hillel at The University of Georgia in his hometown of Athens as well as Group Leader for countless American Jewish World Service service-learning programs in Latin America, Africa, and India. He and his wife welcomed a baby daughter in 2017.

 

 

 

 


Lindsay Feinberg

Administrative Coordinator  reception@shearithisrael.com 

Lindsay is very excited to jon the Shearith Israel family as Administrative Coordinator! She's originally from Florida where she has worked in the Education field for the past eight years. Lindsay graduated from University of Florida in 2008 and obtained her Masters in Education from Florida Atlantic University in 2011. She recently moved to Atlanta and is looking forward to creating a new community and seeing all that Georgia has to offer!

 

 

Fri, September 21 2018 12 Tishrei 5779