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Temple Beth El of South Orange County

 2A Liberty,
Aliso Viejo, CA 92656

(949) 362-3999

Main Office Hours

Monday - Thursday 8:00 - 4:00

Friday 8:00 - 3:00

We will be closing our lockbox soon! Please send all communications and payments directly to the above address.

Board of Trustees

Temple Beth El’s Board of Trustees is composed of volunteers from the congregation, who use their expertise and resources to create an inviting and lively community. The following show their commitment to Temple Beth El of South Orange County by serving on the Board:

President, Amy Packer

Executive VP, Steve Blanc

Vice President Governance, Helen Rasner

Vice President Finance, Rob Fecher

Vice President Rituals, Ellen Prince

Vice President Tikkun Olam, Debra McKee

Vice President Membership, Tamara Griffin

Vice President Education, Carolyn Kappes

Vice President Marketing & Communications, Steven Mirsky

Treasurer, Stuart Kriloff

Secretary, Sheri Saladow

Trustees at Large
Julie Fingersh
Bev Kritzstein
Jen Paletz
Helen Porat
Susan Samueli
Kathy Shapiro
Amanda Wasserstrom
Shawn Aron Weiss


Cantor, Natalie Young
949-362-3999 ext 105

Rabbi, K’vod Wieder
949-362-3999 ext 106

Executive Director, Lisabeth Lobenthal
949-362-3999 ext 213

Associate E.D., Michelle Onufer
949-362-7280 (direct)
949-362-3999 ext 100

Director of Congregational Learning, Johannah Sohn
949-362-3999 ext 102 

Director of Teen Programs/Assistant Director of the CJL, Samantha Hoffman
949-362-3999 ext 107

ECC Assistant Director, Melissa Nguyen
949-362-3999 ext 317

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Account Specialist, Aaron Ellern
949-362-3999 ext 303

Education Department Administrative Assistant, Brittany Roswell
949-362-3999 ext 303

Administrative Assistant, Daphna McCoy 
949-362-3999 ext 316

Bookkeeper, Peter Greenberg
949-362-3999 ext 110


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