Who’s Who

Rabbinic Team:

  • Rabbi Richard Jacobi
  • Rabbi Emeritus David Hulbert

Professional Staff:

  • Samantha Ly- Office Administrator
  • Jonathan Young- Cheder Head Teacher
  • Nick Young- Community Development Manager

Life Presidents:

  • Peter Benscher

Council Officers 

  • Stewart Spivack - Chair
  • Elliot Porte - Vice-Chair
  • Richard Stevens - Honorary Secretary
  • Tina Gold - Treasurer

Council Members & Roles:

  • Philip Aston - Development
  • Ben Glassman - Rites & Practices
  • Bob Kamall - GDPR/Communications
  • Michelle Levy -IT
  • Darren Green - Property Action Group
  • Josh Newham - Safeguarding Lead

All Council members are also Directors of ELELS Ltd.

Rabbi Richard Jacobi and Nick Young attend Council meetings in an Ex Officio capacity

Safeguarding Team:

  • Lead: Josh Newham
  • Di Kamall
  • Sharon Pinhas
  • Sonia Muscovitch
  • Cheder Lead: Jonathan Young

Please see Safeguarding for more information about our safeguarding team and related policies

Also please see Structure for more about the way we manage East London & Essex Liberal Synagogue