Board of Trustees

Congregation members are recruited and volunteer to serve on the Board of Trustees and Executive Committee.

Officers and Executive Committee

President: Carli Sussman

Immediate Past President: Allan Witz

Vice President: Amanda Golden

Recording Secretary: Elyse Mitchell

Treasurer: Bruce Kall

Financial Secretary: Amalie Frankel


Kent Bailey

Richard Cohen

Bruce Evans

Emil Koretzky

Alex Lupu

Marshall Morris

Sharon Rosen

Jacque Sourkes

Sandra Weissler



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In the News

Holocaust Victims Remembered in Rochester


B’nai Israel Synagogue in Rochester held a special ceremony on Sunday to recognize Holocaust Memorial Observance Day.

Celebrating the Holidays: Hanukkah Foods


B'nai Israel member and caterer Jacque Sourkes shares the wonderful Hanukkah traditions of making latkes (potato pancakes) and sufganiyot (jam busters).

Synagogue remembers victims, survivors of Holocaust


B’nai Israel Synagogue held a moving Holocaust remembrance observance, with congregants of all ages participating and sharing stories.

Greenspace: Jewish holiday is celebration of trees, connection to nature


Rabbi Michelle Werner explains the significance of Tu B'Shevat.

Read more about B'nai Israel Synagogue in the news. (link to News section)