Leaders of the Progressive Jewish Community

SAUPJ NATIONAL EXECUTIVE

NAME
ROLE
REGION/AFFILIATE
Greg Flash
National Chair
Gary Budlender
National Vice-Chair
East Coast Region
Lisa Hack
National Vice-Chair
Gauteng Region
Linda Thorn
National Vice-Chair
Western Cape Region
Ian Morris
Treasurer
Michelle Campbell
Chair
ARZENU SA
Julian Gordon
National Mazkir
NETZER SA
Rabbi Emma Gottlieb
ChairSA Association of Progressive Rabbis (SAAPR)
Rabbi Greg Alexander/
Rabbi Julia Margolis
Co-Chairs

SA Centre for Religious Equality and Diversity (SACRED)
Giddy LiefPresident
Women of Progressive Judaism – South Africa (WPJ-SA)
Steve Lurie
Honorary Life President
Monica Solomon
Mentor and immediate past Chair
Devon DanielsAdministrator

RABBINIC LEADERS

RABBI
CONGREGATION
Rabbi Greg Alexander
Temple Israel Cape Town
Rabbi Emma Gottlieb
Temple Israel Cape Town
Rabbi Julia Margolis
Beit Luria
Rabbi Malcolm Matitiani
Temple Israel Cape Town
Rabbi Dr Richard Newman
Temple Israel Cape Town
Rabbi Saar Shaked
Beit Emanuel, Johannesburg

CONGREGATIONAL LEADERS

NAME
ROLE
CONGREGATION
Diana Sochen
President
Cape Town Progressive Jewish Congregation
Eric Beswick
Executive Director
Cape Town Progressive Jewish Congregation
Jeanne Livingstone
Chairperson
Temple Israel, Greenpoint, Cape Town
Linda Thorn
Chairperson
Temple Israel, West Coast, Cape Town
Lynette Myburgh
Chairperson
Temple Israel, Wynberg, Cape Town
Larry Hide
President
Temple Israel, Port Elizabeth
Mark IsenbergPresident
Bet Hillel, East London
Ryan Shotland
President
Beit David (Durban Progressive
Jewish Congregation (DPJC))
Wilfred Lautenberg
President
Bet Menorah, Pretoria
Reeva Forman
Chair
Temple Israel, Hillbrow, Johannesburg
Ian Mann
Chairperson
Bet David, Sandton, Johannesburg
Paul Davis

Chair
Beit Emanuel, Parktown, Johannesburg
Lisa Hack
Chair
Beit Luria

NETZER LEADERS

NAME
ROLE
Julian Gordon

National Mazkir (Director)
National Gizbar (Treasurer)
Eden Shapira
Rosh Durban
Neo ThobakgaleRosh Johannesburg
Rosh Shivuk (Marketing)
Rachael Sara Bootcov
Rosh Cape Town
Rosh Chinuch (Education)

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