Staff

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  • Jolie@RTRny.org
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    Jolie became a Bat Mitzvah at the JCC in Spring Valley where she grew up and then moved to Westchester County in 1986 and has been there ever since. She has been on the administrative/directorial end of local synagogues for over 15 years. For quite a bit longer than that she has been a competitive gymnastics coach, preschool gymnastics teacher and a former Director of a large local gymnastics school that produced an Olympian. Jolie is now coaching frum girls in Spring Valley.

    Jolie invests her knowledge, experience and creativity to meet the ever-changing needs of our community while maintaining a strong Jewish connection and a happy and healthy congregation. 

    Jolie has been a member of the Westchester Jewish Council Executive Directors’ Roundtable since 1995.  She is a member of NATA (National Association for Temple Administration) and started the Rockland County Executive Directors’ Roundtable.

Susan
  • Susan@RTRny.org
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    Susan has a BFA from The Hartt School, The University of Hartford in Music Theatre and an MA from Teachers College, Columbia University in Non-Profit/Arts Management. She lives in Upper Nyack with her husband Brett and their two children, Mila and Hugo.

Brad Zicholtz
  • Brad@RTRny.org
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    Brad Zicholtz has been involved with Jewish Education for over 25 years. He earned his Masters of Arts in Religious Education from Hebrew Union College Jewish Institute of Religion in the Spring of 2017. He also received his B.S. in Organizational Management from Manhattanville College.

    Previous to joining the RTR family, he served as the Director of Experiential Education at Temple Shaaray Tefila in Bedford, NY for 15 years. There, he grew a small youth program into one of the largest and most well-recognized youth programs in the nation. His ability to connect and mentor children there made him such a success.

    Brad also proudly serves on faculty at URJ’s Eisner Camp in Great Barrington, MA where he spent eight summers working in his youth. He was also the first Head Songleader and Education Director at URJ’s Crane Lake Camp where he met his wife Nicole.

    Brad lives in Somers, NY with Nicole and their three incredible children: Lily, Dylan, and Zoe.

kama
  • Kama@RTRny.org
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    Kama has been with the Temple for over eight years. She has her degree in Finance from SUNY-Farmingdale.