JArts Staff & Leadership

Meet Our Staff

Laura Conrad Mandel

Executive Director

Jim Ball

PR Manager

Jaime Brody

Collaborations Director

Avital Dayanim

Digital Marketing Specialist

Rachael Farber

Development Director

Ariella Honig

Communications & Marketing Director

Dekel Luban

Administrative Manager

Leadership & Advisors

Board of Directors

  • Kerry Epstein,  Chair
  • Chris Wyett, Vice Chair
  • Daniel Navisky,  Clerk
  • David  Orlinoff,  Co-Treasurer
  • Kevin Steinberg,  Co-Treasurer
  • Sari Rapkin, Vice Treasurer
  • Jessica Alpert Silber 
  • Howard Cohen,  Past Chair
  • Ronald M. Druker,  Past Chair
  • Lara Freishtat 
  • Harriet Goldin 
  • Molly Goodman 
  • Rosalind Gorin 
  • Alison Hammer 
  • Morris Housen 
  • Alison Judd 
  • Bonnie Margulies 
  • Sam Mendoza Fraiman
  • Lorre Polinger 
  • Suzanne G. Priebatsch 
  • Alan Rottenberg 
  • Carey Schwartz 
  • Barry Shrage 
  • Paula  Sidman,  Past Chair
  • Gerald  Slavet,  Past Chair
  • Caron Tabb 
  • Barry Weisman

Founders

  • Joey Baron, Founding Artistic Director
  • Robert L. Beal, z”l
  • Julie & Ronald M. Druker
  • The Klarman Family Foundation
  • The Krupp Family Foundation
  • Myra Musicant & Howard Cohen
  • Michael B. Rukin Charitable Foundation
  • Sidman Family Foundation
  • Susan & Gerald Slavet
  • Millicent C. Starr Charitable Trust
  • Wolk Family & Cross Country Group

Emeritus

  • Michael Miller , Past Chair
  • Hankus Netsky

Artistic Advisors

JArts Artistic Advisors include our Ambassadors, Art Think Tank, Food Think Tank and Theatreworks.

  • Jen Adelson
  • Yael Alkalay
  • Julie Altman
  • Linda Apple
  • Michelle Barmazel Steinberg
  • Lizzie Bell
  • Susan Benjamin
  • Joan Blair
  • Jesse Brackenbury
  • Jeremy Brick
  • Rabbi Ariel Burger
  • Rabbi Jillian Cameron
  • Noah Clickstein
  • Jessica Coughlin
  • Lyndsay Cox
  • Simona Di Nepi
  • Dani Eskow
  • Ariel Basson Freiberg
  • Jeff Gabel
  • Jesse Garlick
  • Elisha Gechter
  • Sam Gechter
  • Catharyn Gildesgame
  • Simona Gilman
  • Lenny Goldstein
  • Rachel Hammerman
  • Stuart Hecht
  • Sidney Hutter
  • Rabbi Suzie Jacobson
  • Stephanie Kessler
  • Adrien Khelemsky
  • Diane Knopf
  • Sari Korman
  • Dena Kowaloff
  • Cecilia Kremer
  • Liana Krupp
  • Tom Lerental
  • Dan Levenson
  • Lilia Levitina
  • Michael Leviton
  • Wendy Liebow
  • Joshua Luckens
  • Josh Mann
  • Audrey Markoff
  • Jen Mergel
  • Joshua Meyer
  • Annette Miller
  • Shoshana Narva
  • Elizabeth Navisky
  • Tandee Newman
  • Dori Robinson
  • Ellen Rovner
  • Shirah Rubin
  • Shelley Sackett
  • Beth Schenker
  • Nina Schneider
  • Jackie Schon
  • Kasia Schwarzman
  • Avi Shemtov
  • Barbra Sher
  • Rebecca Smith
  • Tova Speter
  • Julie Starr
  • Allyson Steinmetz
  • Margalit Tepper
  • Barbara Wallace Grossman
  • Dani Weinstein
  • Susan Werbe
  • Jeff Werner

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