Rabbi Michael Birnholz RabbiRabbi Michael Birnholz arrived at Temple Beth Shalom in Vero Beach in 2002 following his ordination from Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion. Over the ten years that Rabbi Birnholz has been in Indian River County...
Cantor Sara Kheel CantorCantor Sara Kheel hails from Los Angeles, CA. She began her involvement in the Jewish community early in life, studying at Abraham Joshua Heschel Day School in Northridge, CA and spending her summers at Habonim Dror Camp Gilboa...
Mindy Lessem Pollack Education DirectorBorn and raised in Miami, Florida, Mindy has been active in Jewish life seemingly forever. She credits strong ties with her childhood synagogue, Temple Judea in Coral Gables, her involvement with Young Judaea and Camp Judaea...
Trudie Kriss Office ManagerAfter growing up in New York, I moved to South Florida in the late 1970’s with my family. Shortly after moving to Florida, I met my husband Holden. In 2000 Holden accepted a job offer from Indian River County...
Board of Trustees
Melinda Jacobs President
Harold Schwartz Vice President
Dan Pollack Board Secretary, Bylaws Committee Chair
Sheldon Cantor Treasurer
Paul Kanarek Past President
Richard Bialosky Trustee
Berl Herzenberg Trustee
Marlis Humphrey Trustee, Marketing & Media Committee Chair
Marc Jaffee Trustee
Holden Kriss Trustee, Building & Grounds Committee Chair
Jerry Seldes Trustee, Security Committee Chair
Danna Sonnenberg Trustee, Membership Committee Chair
Jill Zoltak Trustee, Religious School Liaison