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

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.

Abbie Barash

she/her

Field Manager, Cascadia + Fellowship Coordinator

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

Zebulon B. Hurst

he/they

NYC Field Specialist

646-481-8432

Ask Me About: hosting tips for introverts, the difference between Iowa Nice and Minnesota Nice, music video recommendations

Shabbat Is: for taking long baths and sleeping without setting an alarm

Naomi Davis

they/them

Field Manager, Currently Shabbat-ing in Miami

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

Claudia Halpern

she/her

National Field Specialist

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

Field Manager, Currently Shabbat-ing in the Bay Area

‪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.

Dani Kohanzadeh

she/her

Field Manager, Currently Shabbat-ing in LA + Local Partnerships

323-628-3864

Ask Me About: LA happenings + challah baking

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

Elie Leaderman-Bray

they/them

Field Manager, Currently Shabbat-ing in Boston

973-900-4902

Ask Me About: Shabbat in Boston and Jewwy stuff.

Shabbat Is: a time to enjoy the company of friends and the world around me without any distractions.

Nir Levy

he/him

Field Manager, Currently Shabbat-ing in Atlanta

404-436-1422

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

Shabbat Is: nourishment for the soul.

Julia Schantz

she/her

Field Manager, Pittsburgh

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

Field Manager, Currently Shabbat-ing in New York

646-389-5037

Ask Me About: All things Shabbat and NYC.

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

Lizzy Wallis

she/they

Field Manager, Currently Shabbating in Colorado

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

Field Manager, Currently Shabbat-ing in Chicago

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.

Ariella Yedwab Allmayer

she/her

Associate Director, Strategic Projects + Executive Office

646-878-6281

Ask Me About: project and board management.

Shabbat Is: connection, love and amazing food.

The Development Team

Julia Malkin Reger

she/her

Vice President, Development + Expansion

646-768-9396

Ask Me About: how to bring OneTable to your city

Shabbat Is: delicious; restorative; creative; for everyone!

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!

Andi Morris

she/her

Associate Director, Development Operations

Ask Me About: how you can help support our Shabbat movement in your city

Shabbat Is: food, friends, and lots of wine.

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

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.

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

Mario Longoria

he/him

Senior Manager, Digital Marketing

210-201-2180

Ask Me About: hiking, social media, and anything about food and music!

Shabbat Is: unplugging, recharging and reconnecting with those closest to you.

Marina Rostein

she/her

Associate Director, Marketing + Communications

312-315-1891

Ask Me About: how you can get your brand in front of thousands of millennials

Shabbat Is: a warm glow, meaningful conversation, and delicious food.

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

Rabbi Jessica Minnen

she/her

Resident Rabbi

646-887-3893

Ask Me About: all the Jewish stuff!

Shabbat Is: a gift, a magical combo of good food, good wine, and good people.

The Operations Team

Andrea Greenblatt

she/her

Chief Operations Officer

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

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.

Adi Hila Yoffe Barman

she/her

Director, New Business Initiatives

646-389-2042

Ask Me About: ways to increase engagement and connectivity in your community.

Shabbat Is: about reflection and a way to create a strong sense of belonging no matter where you are in the world.

Pammie Shapiro

she/her

Associate 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.

Maya Lott

she/her

Manager, Customer Success

301-883-1031

Ask Me About: how OneTable can help power engagement in your community or how to cook for 20 people in 30 minutes.

Shabbat Is: a 25-hour island in time.

Becca Plotke

User Experience Specialist

646-887-3891

Ask Me About: your tech issues! I'm here to get you nourished and help out with any tech help you need. You can also talk to me about puppetry, world affairs (especially East Asian), cooking, and all things spooky or morbid!

Shabbat Is: brand new to me, and very exciting!

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.