President — Steven I. Hilsenrath, Esq.
Steven Hilsenrath, attorney at law, lives with his wife Melinda, a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and their three children Ariel, Grant, and Erica. Steven and his family have lived in North Woodmere for 11 years and love being part of the YINW family.

Vice President — Scott Taub
Scott works in the Real Estate business for 13 years out of his Queens office.  He specializes in Residential properties throughout the 5 boros of NY and Long Island.  He has been a resident of NW for 4 years now and looks forward to creating continued growth for the Young Israel of NW.  Starting as a Youth Liaison in 2014, he continues to be a voice for the young families who are part of the development of our shul. Growing up in Oceanside, his vision is to make the Young Israel a real community oriented place with a profound love for Judaism and the land of Israel.

Treasurer — Leo Herskovich
Leo has been working in the finance industry for 17 years, working for large banks/brokers across many different functions. With his wife Dina and their boys Dovi, Mendi and Eli chose to leave Brooklyn after many years and made North Woodmere their new home. They have been a resident of North Woodmere for about 2.5 years, and from day 1 have been trying to contribute and participate in things related to the shul and the community as a whole.

Financial Secretary — David Bach

Recording Secretary — Dr. Elana Kastner
Elana Kastner is a mother of 3, wife and Assistant Professor of OB/GYN at Winthrop University Hospital. She has strong connections to Israel: studied after high school at Orot Seminary in Israel and met her husband, Ronnie, volunteering at Beilinson Hospital before medical school. Her children are currently at Barnard, Yeshiva Har Etzion (Gush) and DRS. A YINW member since 1999, Elana brings to the board her professionalism and warmth and looks forward to seeing the shul continue to grow.

Corresponding Secretary — Judith Gutman
Judith Gutman is an attorney and member of the New York Bar Association. She and her husband, Zvi, moved to North Woodmere in 2010 and have been actively involved in YINW ever since. Their four children enjoy participating in the wide variety of youth programming that this Shul offers. Judith is a past president of the YINW Sisterhood. 

Media Coordinator — Isaac Horowitz

Community Programming Coordinator — Jordan Brodsky

Board of Directors

Sisterhood — Rimma Golovanov and Stephanie Scharf

Ritual — Jack Arfa

Security — Eli Chaikin

Online & Tech — David Staschover

Shavuon — Mitchell Blank

PR & Advertising — Dovi Frenkel

Catering & Kiddushes — Robert Teitelbaum

Special Event Catering & Landscaping — Glenn Skolnick

Facilities & Maintenance — Gordon Zisholtz


Sam Futersak
Bennett Wernick
Dr. Jay Gottesman ז"ל
Dr. Eugene Zucker ז"ל
Dr. Robert Benedek
Charles Seide
Eli J. Dworetsky

Nat Farago
Mark W. Schlussel
Alfred J. Wilkowski 
Howard Blady
Stuart Katz
Ben Rosenberg 
Jack Arfa

Glenn Skolnick
Stuart Katz
Shapsie Markus
Jordan Hiller
Alex Libkind

Fri, May 25 2018 11 Sivan 5778