New York Directory

Roseanne Ackerley

National Director of Financial Aid

Richard F Address

School of Education Adjunct/D.Min program faculty

Ann M. Akers

Director, Interfaith Doctor of Ministry in Clinical Education for Pastoral Ministry Program

Renni S. Altman

Associate Dean and Director of the Rabbinical Program, NY Campus

Dana S. Anesi

Director of Student Placement, DFSSM

Merri Lovinger Arian

Faculty in Liturgical Arts, Music Education, and Conducting

Carole B. Balin

Professor of History

Yoram Bitton


Joshua Breitzer

Adjunct Instructor and Coach

LaToya Caesar

Administrative Assistant, NY Development

Michael L. Chernick

Professor Emeritus of Rabbinic Literature

Steven M. Cohen

Research Professor of Jewish Social Policy

Martin A. Cohen

Professor of Jewish History

Norman J. Cohen

Professor Emeritus of Midrash

Richard Cohn

Director, Debbie Friedman School of Sacred Music

Elio Cruz

Maintenance Supervisor

Darcie Crystal

NY Campus Coordinator of Leadership Initiatives

Gordon Dale


Ellen Dreskin

Coordinator, Cantorial Certification Program, DFSSM

David Ellenson

Chancellor Emeritus; I.H. and Anna Grancell Professor of Jewish Religious Thought

Elisa Schindler Frankel

Senior Development Officer, Schools of Education

Allison Glazer

Assistant Director of Communications and Public Affairs

Harriet Goldberg

Director of Prospect Strategy and Research

Leonid Gontar

Technical Assistant

Jillian T. Gramling

Associate Director of Development, Eastern Region

Lisa D. Grant

Professor of Jewish Education

Andrew J. Grant

Assistant Vice President for Institutional Advancement

Alyssa M. Gray

Emily S. and Rabbi Bernard H. Mehlman Chair in Rabbinics; Professor of Codes and Responsa Literature

Joui M. Hessel

Adjunct Faculty and Recruitment Associate

Jo Hirschmann

Coordinator of Clinical Pastoral Education, ACPE Supervisory Candidate, Consultant to the Blaustein Center

Lawrence A. Hoffman

The Barbara and Stephen Friedman Professor of Liturgy, Worship and Ritual

Jane F. Karlin

Vice President for Institutional Advancement

Adina Kay-Gross

Writing Consultant

Sandra Kazan

Voice and Speech Coach

Meredeth Kelly

Assistant to Director of Operations/Director of School of Education

Elliott Kleinman

Chief Engagement Officer

Sharon Faye Koren

Associate Professor of Medieval Jewish Culture; Dr. Norman Cohen Chair for an Emerging Jewish Scholar

Leonard S. Kravitz

Professor Emeritus of Midrash & Homiletics

Charles A. Kroloff

Vice President for Special Projects, Adjunct instructor

Laura Kruger

Curator, HUC-JIR Museum, New York

Michael Kuhn

Administrative Assistant