Rabbi Stacey Blank
Rabbi Stacey Blank has been the rabbi at Kehilat Shir Hadash since 2012 and serves as spiritual leader and educator. She also officiates at life cycle ceremonies (bar/bat mitzvah, zeved ha’bat/ha’ben, weddings, and funerals) for Israeli families and also families who come from abroad.
Previously, Rabbi Blank was the spiritual leader of Kehilat Darchei Noam for four years and worked in the Israeli Rabbinic Program of Hebrew Union College in Jerusalem. On her path to the rabbinate, she served Jewish communities all over the world including two years in Poland as a volunteer with the Joint Distribution Committee, as a student rabbi in California, South Africa, and Australia, two summers as the Services Coordinator of NFTY trips in Europe and Israel, and has led Pesach seders in Belarus as co-founder of Hebrew Union College’s FSU Pesach Partnership.
Dr. Dana Avrahami Tzfati
Dana Avrahami Tzfati is a scientist at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and the co-chair of Kehilat Shir Chadash. Dana, her husband Dudy and their three children moved to Zur Hadassah fourteen years ago. In her role as co-chair, Dana seeks to advance pluralism in Israeli society and bring the values of the Reform movement to the awareness of more Israelis.
Michal Makov-Peled oversees the “Shin-Shin” shlichim (gap year after high school) program of the Jewish Agency. She and her husband Roey served as shlichim to the Jewish community of Milwaukee before moving to Tzur Hadassah in 2016 with their three young children. Michal hopes to increase our membership among young families through engaging and thoughtful programming.