Many people generously contributed their time and talents to this rethinking of our annual report. Thank you to all of our faculty, students and staff who had a hand in bringing it to life. Special thanks to Rabbi Deborah Waxman, Ph.D., for her continued leadership and vision in communications for the movement.


Josh Peskin, Ph.D., executive producer, creative director

Wendy Univer, producer, website writer

Janis Smith, producer

Rabbi George Wielechowski, RRC ’15, script and creative consultant

Amanda Lyons, illustrator, whiteboard artist

Chaim Bianco, videographer, video editor

Andrew Cantor, web design and programming

Michael Aharon, composer



Rachael Burgess

The Reverend Dr. Katie Day, The Lutheran Theological Seminary at Philadelphia

David Eber, RRC student

Rabbi Alan LaPayover, ’02

Ora Nitkin-Kaner, RRC student

David Piver, President, Mishkan Shalom

Elsie Stern, Ph.D.

Beverly Vitek

Rabbi Deborah Waxman, ’99, Ph.D.


Additional script and website consultants:

Jennifer Abraham

Rabbi Nancy Fuchs Kreimer, ’82, Ph.D.

Tresa Grauer, Ph.D.

Michael Kolodner

Barbara G. Lissy

Rabbi Amber Powers, ’02

Eric Rosenbaum

Rabbi Isaac Saposnik, ’08

Elsie Stern, Ph.D.

Rabbi David Teutsch, Ph.D.




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