Meet The Team

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Find the right person to reach out to below, or email help@onetable.org for general inquiries and platform help!

The Field Team

Emily Zussman

she/her

Director, People + Field Operations

646-389-0643

Ask Me About: our amazing field team, how to work at OneTable, and Michigan football (Go Blue!)

Shabbat Is: weekly self-care.

Julia Logan Labow

she/her

Director, Research + Field Operations

847-220-4461‬

Ask Me About: our amazing field team, OneTable's research and evaluation, and my favorite Shabbat poems.

Shabbat Is: magical and restorative. An opportunity to connect over good food, laugh with friends, and taking the time to pause.

Dani Kohanzadeh

she/her

Associate Director, Field Operations + LA Field Manager

323-628-3864

Ask Me About: LA happenings + challah baking

Shabbat Is: warmth, a breath of fresh air, and damn. good. food.

Abbie Barash

she/her

Cascadia Field Manager

314-610-1216

Ask Me About: creative programming ideas for the High Holidays, celebrating Shabbat in Pacific Northwest style, and nerding out on all things theology.

Shabbat Is: camping in the wilderness, a breath of fresh air, a fantastic glass of dry red wine

Emma Chasen

she/her

Philadelphia Field Manager

610-255-7266

Ask Me About: Shabbat in Philly, folk ritual practice, and baking bread.

Shabbat Is: Shabbat is my opportunity to take the sacred moment between each week; inhale and reflect on all that happened so I may exhale and create space for all that is to come. It is the deep breath to ground and connect with my heart and my people over beautiful food and twinkling candlelight.

Naomi Davis

they/them

Miami Field Manager

305-204-0964

Ask Me About: mindfulness+Judaism, vegan challah recipes, farmers markets in Miami, and how to make life an adventure!

Shabbat Is: a time to connect to ourselves and each other and imagine together a taste of the world we want to see

Anya Gips

she/her

Miami Community Ambassador

551-206-5048

Ask Me About: writing haikus as Shabbat reflection – also thrift shopping for unique pieces.

Shabbat Is: reflection

Claudia Halpern

she/her

National Field Manager + Detroit Community Ambassador

248-880-0370

Ask Me About: how to host a creative and inviting Shabbat experience & all things candy related.

Shabbat Is: people, food and love

Maya Katz-Ali

she/her

Bay Area Field Manager

‪510-545-6338‬

Ask Me About: how you can Shabbat in the Bay Area and have multicultural exchanges. Also how to travel on a budget!

Shabbat Is: time to come together with loved ones, celebrate community and unwind.

Jessica Layton

she/her

DMV Field Manager

703-493-0038

Ask Me About: How to initiate and facilitate meaningful conversations with friends, family, and strangers! Also, recommendations for art spaces in DC to check out and advice on navigating the city’s public transit system!

Shabbat Is: An opportunity to reconnect with yourself – through community, ritual, reflection, and fun.

Nir Levy

he/him

Atlanta Field Manager

404-436-1422

Ask Me About: hosting Friday night dinner in Atlanta + the Southeast

Shabbat Is: nourishment for the soul.

Tara Levy

she/her

New York Field Specialist

646-291-2015

Ask Me About: vegetarian cooking, thrift shopping, and interfaith life.

Shabbat Is: a time to disconnect in order to reconnect.

Ari Rubin

he/him

Cincinnati Community Ambassador

513-279-2183

Ask Me About: how you can get involved in the young professional Jewish community in Cincinnati and beyond!

Shabbat Is: community, rest & relaxation, and a lot of great food!

Julia Schantz

she/her

Pittsburgh Field Manager

412-204-6252

Ask Me About: how you can get involved in the Pittsburgh community and build a unique Shabbat practice that feels right for you. Also, anything about exploring new places, ice cream, and crocheting.

Shabbat Is: a pause in the midst of commotion, a moment to ground yourself and see the possibilities, both comfort and excitement.

Lilli Stordeur

she/her

New York Field Manager

646-389-5037

Ask Me About: All things Shabbat and NYC.

Shabbat Is: laughing, connecting, and eating the best food.

Lizzy Wallis

she/they

Colorado Field Manager

303-219-0254

Ask Me About: Shabbat in Colorado and the mountains, queering Judaism, earth-based ritual, and pickling

Shabbat Is: a delicious potluck with lovely people, ideally outdoors and/or in nature

Leah C. Weinstein

she/her

Chicago Field Manager

312-549-9318

Ask Me About: bikes, interfaith life, and Shabbat in Chicago.

Shabbat Is: a sacred opportunity to catch your breath and slow down.

The Executive Team

Aliza Kline

she/her

President + CEO

Ask Me About: designing solutions that inspire, enrich and deepen the lives of OneTable users though the power, relief and gift of Shabbat.

Shabbat Is: what keeps me going. It’s chocolate milk, sweet challah, fine wine, family, friends, and sacred time.

Andrea Greenblatt

she/her

Chief Operations Officer

Shabbat Is: a huge and welcome exhale at the end of the week.

Irit E. Gross

she/her

Chief Advancement Officer

917-267-2164

Ask Me About: how to be part of our funding model and how to Shabbat in a multifaith household.

Shabbat Is: exhaling from the week and welcoming the weekend with loved ones, good food and wine.

Al Rosenberg

they/them

Chief Strategy Officer

847-307-0182

Ask Me About: planning for the future, using research to make decisions, and Queer Shabbats.

Shabbat Is: freedom, community, and rejuvenation.

Ariella Yedwab Allmayer

she/her

Director, Strategic Initiatives

646-389-0270

Ask Me About: project and board management.

Shabbat Is: connection, love and amazing food.

Noa Gurvis

she/her

Executive Assistant

646-248-6725

Ask Me About: complementary colors for Google calendar, Harry Potter trivia, and how to brew a perfect cup of tea.

Shabbat Is: time to take a deep breath and let go of your week.

The Development Team

Ely Benhamo

she/her

Director, Major Gifts

646-389-8072

Ask Me About: the role you can play in enabling young professionals to create a sustainable Shabbat practice

Shabbat Is: the time I get to really breathe, enjoy good food and great company, while participating in a ritual my ancestors have done for generations – but making it my own!

Mindy Goldberg

she/her

Institutional Giving Officer

425-477-9271

Ask Me About: how your foundation can partner with OneTable, Jewish life in Seattle, raising bilingual kids

Shabbat Is: connecting with family and friends, good food, relaxing

Anne Prusky

she/her

Manager, Development + Research

202-430-5450

Ask Me About: Shabbat in the DMV, alternative ritual, and creating a space where friends old + new feel welcome. Also, pilates.

Shabbat Is: a chance to step back, take a deep breath, and see what you’ve created.

The Brand Strategy and Partnerships Team

Eva Laporte

she/her

Director, Marketing + Communications

210-201-4118

Ask Me About: how we elevate the joy of Shabbat through OneTable’s marketing and communication channels and hosting tips

Shabbat Is: welcoming everyone to the table

Susannah Alfred

she/her

Internship: Coordinator, Development + Communications

Ask Me About: connecting with our community to ensure OneTable's longevity

Shabbat Is: gathering your loved ones around the table for a collective pause

Dyanna Loeb

she/her

Manager, Digital Marketing

510-239-7094

Ask Me About: Connecting with Jewish community in the Bay Area; how to bring traditions & cultures throughout the Jewish Diaspora to your Shabbat table; soca music!

Shabbat Is: song, joy, a weekly reminder to unplug.

The Jewish Learning Team

Tirtzah Bassel

she/her

Vice President, Partnerships + Jewish Learning

212-287-5802

Ask Me About: Creating collective meaning in contemporary life, human centered design, hiking in the desert, no-knead bread

Shabbat Is: Time to connect with something beyond ourselves

MJ Kurs-Lasky

he/him

Director, Partnerships + Jewish Learning

202-350-0449

Ask Me About: working together, meaningful partnerships, crafting Jewish content, and the Maryland Terrapins

Shabbat Is: a mindset—challah, friends, relaxing, and almost here

The Operations Team

Amalia Kruszel

she/her

Vice President, Technology + Data

646-248-7290

Ask Me About: technology and innovative solutions to better serve our users.

Shabbat Is: a time to connect, restore and celebrate stillness.

Pammie Shapiro

she/her

Director, Program + Tech Integration

202-630-7538

Ask Me About: OneTable’s platform and how it can best serve our community.

Shabbat Is: time for disconnecting from the norm and connecting with each other.

Gabrielle Graves

she/her

Tech + Data Associate

601-265-1477

Ask Me About: the OneTable platform and how it can help you create a meaningful Friday night experience. Also, charcuterie board tips and taking fun photos!

Chris Phillips

he/him

Technical Project Associate

Ask Me About: a good binge worth series, all things Atlanta, anything about food and Esports.

Shabbat Is: relaxing with amazing people, and even better food!

Kenny Sung

he/him

Data + Budget Associate

646-360-0516

Ask Me About: all kinds of data and how to clean it, but also all things cooking!

Shabbat Is: a new learning experience.