Staff Bios

Dr. Sharon Weiss-Greenberg, Executive Director
Sharon has served as an educator and leader in the Jewish community. Most recently, she was the Director of Recruitment for Yeshivat Maharat.  She was the Director of Online Engagement at the Consortium for Applied Studies in Jewish Education, successfully animating and expanding their network and reach.  Sharon earned her doctorate at New York University in Education and Jewish Studies, having concentrated on the female staff experience in the Jewish summer camp setting. She is an alumnus of the Wexner Fellow/Davidson Scholarship graduate program. Sharon has served as the co-director and Orthodox adviser of the Orthodox Union Seif Jewish Learning on Campus Initiative at Harvard Hillel and as the first Orthodox woman chaplain at Harvard University. Sharon was the Rosh Moshava (Head of Camp) at Camp Stone in Pennsylvania. She has taught at Yeshiva University High School for Girls in New York, Yavneh Academy in New Jersey, and the Denver Academy of Torah High School.  She studied Talmud and Halakha at The Drisha Institute for Jewish Education. She received her Masters in Education from the Azrieli Graduate School of Yeshiva University and received a B.A. in Sociology and Jewish History from Yeshiva University. Sharon can be reached at sharon@jofa.org.


Aaron Steinberg, Associate Director
 
Aaron is a Jewish communal professional who has been a programmer, educator and fundraiser. He has previously worked at SAR Academy in Riverdale, and led the Eimatai Leadership Development Project at Yeshiva University. Aaron is a licensed social worker, and holds an MSW from the Wurzweiler School of Social Work. He is an active member of his synagogue in White Plains, NY, where he lives with his wife Adina and two kids Dahlia and Judah. Aaron can be reached at aaron.steinberg@jofa.org.

 

Rachel Lieberman, Program Director 
Rachel graduated from Princeton University with an A.B. in Religion and a certificate in Judaic Studies. Her senior thesis, “Reaching Across the Mechitzah: Feminism’s Impact on Orthodox Judaism” was awarded the Isidore and Helen Sacks Memorial Prize in Religion for outstanding work in Judaic Studies. She has studied at Yeshivat Hadar, Yeshivat Chovevei Torah and the Pardes Institute for Jewish Studies. Rachel can be reached at rachel.lieberman@jofa.org.

 

Heather G. Stoltz, Office Manager 
Heather is a talented fiber artist and Jewish professional who was named as one of The Jewish Week’s “36 Under 36″ for 2012. Heather was an Arts Fellow at Drisha, and holds an MA in Jewish Women's Studies, a BS in Mechanical Engineering and a BA in Jewish Studies. Her work is inspired by social justice issues and Jewish texts. Heather can be reached at heather.stoltz@jofa.org.

 

Deborah Wenger, Publications Consultant 
Deborah is a freelance editor and JOFA member living in Teaneck, NJ. She is an officer of the Teaneck Jewish Center, where she coordinates the women’s Simhat Torah and Purim programs. Deborah can be reached at deborah.wenger@jofa.org.