Board of Directors 2021/5781-82​

The CBST Board of Directors is responsible for all aspects of synagogue and community life.

‎Board Members are elected by CBST Members for a three-year term, and Executive ‎Officers are elected by the Board each year.

Executive Committee

Sabrina Farber, President
Sabrina Farber is a social justice and political activist, as well as Congregation Beit Simchat Torah's President of the Board of... Read more

Harold Levine, Vice President
Harold Levine first came to CBST as an attendee at one of our High Holy Days' services in the mid
-nineties... Read more

Michael Ezon, Treasurer
Mike Ezon became a CBST member in 2012; and was elected to its Board as Treasurer, in 2017. He earned a... Read more

Kenneth Karpel, Secretary
Kenneth Karpel first came to CBST, in 1975, and soon met his husband-to-be, Ira. They became bona fide... Read more

Erica Forman, Executive Officer
Erica Forman first became a member of CBST in the 1908's, was elected to CBST's Board of Directors in 2018, and... Read more

Lee Jason Goldberg, Executive Officer
Lee Jason Goldberg has been a member of CBST since 2014 and a Board member since 2018. He co-chairs CBST's Ending Mass Incarceration Team... Read more

Regina Linder, Executive Officer
Regina Linder was born in the Bronx to a family of recent refugees from Germany. She attended NYC public schools... Read more


Adam Berger has been coming to CBST since the late 1990s, when he was a member of Aleinu, CBST's 20s and 30s group... Read more

Sherri Felt Dratfield received a BA from Goucher College, elected to the Phi Beta Kappa Society; an M.F.A. in acting from University of Denver... Read more

Lisa Green has been a member of CBST for 25 the past years, and was elected to the Board in 2018. Prior to that, she... Read more

Joshua Lehrer is both a commercial and fine arts photographer. His book, Hamilton: Portraits From the Revolution... Read more

Rosanne Leipzig has been a member of CBST for the past 37 years, and served as co-chair of the Rabbi Selection Committee... Read more

Jayson Littman has served on the CBST Board of Directors since 2020. Having been raised in an Orthodox Jewish home... Read more

Laurie Magid has been a member of CBST since 2015, and a Board member since 2019. She received her B.S. in Finance from the Wharton School... Read more

Noemi Masliah has been a member of CBST since the 1980’s and a proud Board member since 2019. She was born in Havana... Read more

Johanna Sanders has called CBST home since 2014, when she walked into the Church of Holy Apostles on a stormy Friday evening... Read more

Risa Tanania has been a visitor to CBST since 1993, alongside her uncle, Marc Janover, an active member for many years... Read more

Jillian T. Weiss first came to CBST in 1998, shortly after gender transition, where she found precious community. She is a lawyer... Read more

The CBST Board meets monthly from 6-8 p.m. View the Board and Executive Committee meeting schedule. Members in good standing who wish to attend a meeting should contact Executive Director Yolanda Potasinski at least one week in advance.