Professional Staff



Read Rabbi’s full bio here.

Joel Alter

Read Hazzan’s full bio here.

Jeremy Stein
Director of Congregational Learning and Programming

If you have any questions about learning, engaging, connecting, please be in touch with Beata. You can read her bio here.

Beata Abraham
Congregation President

Amy brings her deep experience, commitment and vision to lead our Kehillah Kedoshah.

Amy Blumenthal
Executive Director

Wearing a multitude of hats, Don is here for day-to-day business operations, security, managing capital improvements, fundraising support and will mitigate any complaints that come his way.

Don Shane
Business Manager

Taking care of business, Anita has years of experience at CBINT. You’ll visit her for billing and payments, the member database or budget and personnel questions.

Anita Nagurka
Executive Assistant

Marlynn is here to welcome you to CBINT and oversee membership, donations, event reservations, Yahrzeit notices and lighting, and Shabbat announcements and supplement.

Marlynn Brick
Second Home Cemetery Administrator, Interim Kitchen/Programming Manager

As a lifelong congregant, Lorie is here to facilitate sales of cemetery plots and related services, take care of consumer relations, event planning for life events and congregation’s Kiddush meals.

Lorie Wertheimer
Assistant, CBINT School of Religious Studies

Serving the CBINT School of Religious Studies, Erika oversees Religious School E-blasts and communication, snack preparation, financial record keeping and religious school administrative tasks.

Erika Billings
Facilities Management

Known as the other “M.J.”, and always the first to welcome congregants (in different languages), Michael takes care of event set up, upkeep and preventative maintenance, principal interface with event security and parking and traffic control.

Michael Johnson
Facilities Maintenance

Known as “Boo,” he maintains the sheen throughout the synagogue and religious school, keeps the synagogue safe, aids in painting, traffic and parking direction.

Darone Boclair “Boo”