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Rabbi Josh Levy – Chief Executive Officer

Rabbi Josh Levy has been involved with Reform Judaism since childhood, having grown up as a member of Menorah (Cheshire Reform Congregation) and in RSY-Netzer. After degrees at Oxford University and LSE, Josh worked at Finchley Reform Synagogue, before training at Leo Baeck College. He was rabbi at Alyth for 15 years before joining MRJ full time in November 2023.

Contact Details:

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020 8349 5675

Debbie Doobay – Chief Operating Officer

Debbie joined the Movement for Reform Judaism in 2005. She is a Chartered Management Accountant who trained in banking before moving to The Movement for Reform Judaism. Debbie has responsibility for all operational matters across the organisation, to Board and Executive level.

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020 8349 5723

Rabbi Dr Jonathan Romain – Beit Din Convenor

Rabbi, writer and broadcaster, Jonathan Romain is minister of Maidenhead Synagogue in Berkshire. He writes for The Times, and The Jewish Chronicle and is often heard or seen on the BBC. His many books include The Jews of England and Faith and Practice: A Guide to Reform Judaism Today. In 2004, he received the MBE for his work nationally in pioneering a more welcoming attitude to mixed-faith couples, a theme covered in his book Till Faith Us Do Part (HarperCollins). He is chaplain to the Jewish Police Association, President of the Accord Coalition (which campaigns for inclusive education) and chair of Dignity in Dying (which calls for assisted dying to be legal in the UK). He is a past Chairman of the Assembly of Rabbis UK (2007-9) and is on the Council of St. George’s House, Windsor Castle. He was recently appointed as an Adviser to the Religion Media Centre.

Contact Details:

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020 8349 5657

Sarita Robinson – Director of Community Partnership 

Sarita joined the Movement for Reform Judaism in 2012 to work with our Northern communities and is now Director of Community Partnerships (North.) Her role includes; working with rabbinic, lay leaders and professional staff to strengthen relationships across the organisation, and developing our communities by partnering them to achieve greater growth and participation in synagogue life.

Contact Details:

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020 8349 5716

Amit Handelsman – Director of Fundraising

Amit joined the Movement for Reform Judaism in 2014. His role involves working with rabbinic, lay leaders and professional staff to strengthen our communities. Amit is passionate about Reform Judaism and developing our communities by partnering them to achieve greater growth and participation in synagogue life.

Contact Details:

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020 8349 5693

Gilly Shulman – Director of HR

Gilly joined Reform Judaism in 2002 as HR Manager. With 18 years previous commercial experience, Gilly expanded her role and knowledge to head up the Community Partnership team before taking on the role of HR Director. She now provides HR support and advice within our communities, whilst also heading up the HR function within Reform Judaism. Gilly also provides HR advice to the Jewish Joint Burial Society and the Manor House Trust.

Contact Details:

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020 8349 5647

Becca Fetterman – Director of Youth

Bio to follow shortly…

Contact Details:

Click here to email Becca

020 8349 5664

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