SAUPJ NATIONAL EXECUTIVE

NAME
ROLE
REGION/AFFILIATE
Monica Solomon
National Chair
Gary Budlender
National Vice-Chair
East Coast Region
Reeva Forman
National Vice-Chair
Gauteng Region
Linda Thorn
National Vice-Chair
Western Cape Region
Ian Morris
Treasurer
Rabbi Saar Shaked
Chair
SA Association of Progressive Rabbis (SAAPR)
Rabbi Julia Margolis
Chair
SA Centre for Religious Equality and Diversity (SACRED)
Ian Morris
Chair
SA Foundation for Progressive Judaism (SAFPJ)
Amely Wiseglass
President
Women for Progressive Judaism – South Africa (WPJ-SA)
Steve Lurie
Honorary Life President
Russell Cohen
Administrator

RABBINIC LEADERS

RABBI
CONGREGATION
Rabbi Greg Alexander
Temple Israel, West Coast, Cape Town
Rabbi Hillel Avidan
Temple David, Durban
Rabbi Julia Margolis
Rabbi Malcolm Matitiani
Temple Israel, Greenpoint, Cape Town
Rabbi Dr Richard Newman
Temple Israel, Wynberg, Cape Town
Rabbi Adrian M. Schell
Bet David, Johannesburg
Rabbi Saar Shaked
Beit Emanuel, Johannesburg

CONGREGATIONAL LEADERS

NAME
ROLE
CONGREGATION
Roy Fine
President
Cape Town Progressive Jewish Congregation
Eric Beswick
Executive Director
Cape Town Progressive Jewish Congregation
Diana Sochen
Chairperson
Temple Israel, Greenpoint, Cape Town
Bev JeursenChairperson
Temple Israel, West Coast, Cape Town
Peter Searll
Chairperson
Temple Israel, Wynberg, Cape Town
Mike Sacks
President
Temple Israel, Port Elizabeth
Mark IsenbergPresident
Temple Hillel, East London
Lorna Harris
President
Durban Progressive Jewish Congregation (Temple David), Durban
Wilfred Lautenberg
President
Bet Menorah, Pretoria
Reeva Forman
Chairperson
Temple Israel, Hillbrow, Johannesburg
Desmond Sweke
Chairperson
Bet David, Sandton, Johannesburg
Liebe Kellen
Chairperson
Beit Emanuel, Parktown, Johannesburg

WOMEN OF PROGRESSIVE JUDAISM-SA (SISTERHOOD) LEADERS (WPJ-SA)

NAME
ROLE
BRANCH
Phina Hoberman
Chairperson
Temple Israel, Green Point, Cape Town
Astrid Broll
Chairperson
Temple Israel, Wynberg, Cape Town
Elizabeth Groott
Elizabeth Groott, Durban Progressive Jewish Congregation (Temple David), Durban, and East Coast
Faina Kleitman
Chairperson
Bet Menorah, Pretoria
Dallas Hadden
Acting Chairperson
United Sisterhood (Umbrella body of the Johannesburg Sisterhoods)
Ruth Leveson
Chairperson
Temple Israel, Hillbrow, Johannesburg
Cynthia Rosen
Chairperson
Bet David, Sandton, Johannesburg
Sandra Cohen
Chairperson
Hadassah Cape Town
Dallas Hadden
Chairperson
Hadassah Johannesburg

NETZER LEADERS

NAME
ROLE
Kendyll Jacobson
National Mazkirah (Chairperson)
Jeremy Phillips
Rosh Chinnuch (Head of Education)
Rosa Manoim
Gizbarit (Treasurer)
Jessica Jantjies
Social Action
Kathryn Henning
Rosh Gauteng
Lily Manoim
Rosh Cape Town
Natanel Ashtam
Cape Town Shaliach
Amy Groer
Rosh Durban