Alumni in Action: Palm Beach

Head of School Helena Levine Wants to Impact the Jewish Future

Head of School Helena Levine Wants to Impact the Jewish Future

As the leading community day school in Palm Beach County, Donna Klein Jewish Academy plays a pivotal role in the area, says Helena Levine, the head of school. “Families come here from all denominations and from around the world. For many families, the school is their primary connection to Jewish life.”

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Hazzan Magda Fishman Says Relationships Are Her Priority

Hazzan Magda Fishman Says Relationships Are Her Priority

After arriving at Congregation B’nai Torah at the start of the pandemic and experiencing her first two years of communal life almost entirely on Zoom, Hazzan Magda Fishman now loves to greet people in person. “Welcome home!” she says in her warm, Israeli-accented voice.

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Rabbi Ed Bernstein Offers Spiritual Support

Rabbi Ed Bernstein Offers Spiritual Support

As a chaplain at Boca Raton Regional Hospital and at Vitas Healthcare hospice, Rabbi Ed Bernstein brings spiritual support to the diverse and growing Jewish community across Palm Beach County. In doing so, he continues to draw from the JTS educational experience that was core to his personal and professional development.  

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Rabbi Michael Resnick Joins His Congregants in the Search for Meaning

Rabbi Michael Resnick Joins His Congregants in the Search for Meaning

To Rabbi Michael Resnick, what most distinguishes Temple Emanu-El in Palm Beach, is the community’s high level of education and the desire for “a Judaism that touches both the heart and the intellect.”

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