A Historic Progressive Conservative Congregation in Valley Village, CA

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Professional Team

Adat Ari El’s professional team is comprised of individuals who are passionate about bringing Judaism alive every day through what we offer both our Synagogue members and the broader community. Our highly trained staff puts in an extraoridinary effort that makes Adat Ari El both special and cutting edge. From top notch Judaic educational and social programming, meaningful experiential social action and social justice initiatives, to materials and a community presence that reflects our identity and goals, our professional staff aims to elevate the institution through work ethic and connection to our members.

You can reach any of our professional staff by emailing the links below or by calling: 818.766.9426.

STAFF DIRECTORY                                    

Executive Director 
Eric Nicastro


Director of Community Relations
Jessica Biber


Director of Communications
Herschel Bleefeld


Accounting Manager
Marina Reznik


Accounts Payable/Payroll Administrator
Natalia Reznik


Life Cycle Coordinator
Boni Gellis


Assistant to the Clergy
Diana Weinberg


Director of Organizational Learning
Carly Uslan


Facilities Director
Patrick Miller


Becoming a Member

Becoming a Member

Members of Adat Ari El enjoy a full range of social, spiritual and educational activities.

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