Meet Our Team

Rabbi Leah Citrin, our Jewish Learning Lab Director, has returned to her home here at WRT! She works with educators and WRT lay leaders to enhance each child’s joyful Jewish education and will continue to develop a robust experiential program. To learn more about Rabbi Citrin, click here.

Nancy Abraham is the JLL Hebrew Coordinator, Learning Differences Specialist and Lead Teacher for 5th Grade. She teaches Hebrew Through Movement (HTM) for Grades K-4 and supervises the 5th/6th Grade Chevruta team. Nancy ensures that each child is recognized for their unique gifts.

Joanne Citrin is a full-time educator and Lead Teacher for 6th/7th Grade. She brings to the JLL a love of Hebrew and Jewish tradition. Her passions for Hebrew, theater, food, dogs and travel feed her work with Chevruta students and 6th/7th Graders.

Jaime Gluska is a beloved Kindergarten teacher as well as the JLL Database and Financial Administrator. Jaime has a wealth of gifts from graphic design to Jewish tradition.

Ivy Schwartz is a full-time educator, Lead Teacher for K-2nd Grade, Chevruta teacher, 6th/7th Grade educator and coordinator of our Madrichim Team. Ivy applies her depth of Jewish culture to ensure that everyone she meets feels seen, heard and cared for.

Noam Vinokor-Meinrath is a full-time educator, Lead Teacher for 3rd/4th Grade as well as a 6th/7th Grade educator. Israeli by birth, Noam brings a breadth and depth of Jewish wisdom and knowledge along with Jewish day school teaching experience.

Patty Neiman greets students and parents with a smile as our Administrative Assistant. She helps ensure that all logistics of the JLL are in order.

Our team is broadened by the dedication and knowledge of part time educators and of course by our inspiring and gifted clergy partners:

  • Rabbi Jonathan Blake – Senior Rabbi
  • Cantor Amanda Kleinman – Senior Cantor
  • Cantor Danielle Rodnizki – Associate Cantor and Sharing Shabbat Lead Clergy
  • Rabbi Sasha Baken – Assistant Rabbi
  • Cantor Isaac Sonett-Assor – Assistant Cantor