BJE Staff Directory

Elizabeth Abramowitz
Director 
Project EnAble
(323) 761-8641

Lauren Adelson
Controller
(323) 761-8615

Arlene Agress 
Director, Jim Joseph High School Affordability 
Initiative and Day School Accreditation 
(323) 761-8964

Maya Aharon
Director, BJE March of the Living
(323) 761-8611

Chen Bain
Executive Assistant to Executive Director
(323) 761-8619

Candace Brand 
Program Assistant
Teen Experiential Education
(323) 761-8609

Ben Golden
Marketing & Communications Specialist
(323) 761-8617

Dr. Gil Graff
Executive Director 
(323) 761-8620

Miriam Prum Hess
Director
Donor & Community Relations
(323) 761-8334

Erik Holland
Fiscal Secretary / Budget Assistant
(323) 761-8626

Rachel Donitz Kaplan
Concierge for Jewish Education, Valley Area 
(323) 761-8624

Thess Lacap
Accounts Manager
Human Resources and Grants Manager
(323) 761-8633

David Lewis
Director and Head Consultant, Jewish Education Services
(323) 761-8618

Rifka Lewis
Program Assistant
(323) 761-8622

Phil Liff-Grieff
Associate Director 
(323) 761-8614

Monise Neumann
Senior Consultant, BJE March of the Living
(323) 761-8613

Alisha Pedowitz
Director, Center for Excellence in Teen Experiential Education
(323) 761-8621

Deborah Reissman
Campaign Coordinator
Donor & Community Relations
(323) 761-8637

Rebecca Spain
Assistant Director
Center for Excellence in Day School Education
(323) 761-8612

Janice Tytell
Director, Continuing Professional Development
(323) 761-8623

Liat Vorobiev
Specialist, Teen Experiential Education
(323) 761-8635

Millie Wexler
Donor and Community Relations
(323) 761-8631

Betty Winn
Director
Center for Excellence in Day School Education
(323) 761-8636