Executive Director, Aliza Goland

Aliza Goland has been active in the Jewish community of Los Angeles for over 35 years, both as a volunteer and as a professional. While she was raising her three children, she became an active volunteer at her synagogue, including President of the Sisterhood and later Synagogue President at Shomrei Torah Synagogue in West Hills.

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Director of Education, Marcy Goldberg

“I love being Director of Education at Temple Adat Elohim because it gives me a chance to be engaged in many of my passions. I have the opportunity to teach Confirmation, I guide and work collaboratively with an amazing group of teachers, I get to study and grow Jewishly through classes that I take and I join with our 4th – 6th graders in prayer and song each week”. – Marcy Goldberg, Director of Education

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Director of the Early Childhood Center, Donna Becker

Our Preschool Director, Donna Becker, has been an educator for more than 25 years and joined TAE in 2012. Prior to joining TAE, Donna worked at Malibu Jewish Center as their first teacher then went on to be the Director of the Early Childhood at Temple Beth Shir Shalom in Santa Monica for 10 years. She joined Temple Beth Haverim and built their early childhood program literally from the ground up before moving on to direct the preschool program at Ilan Ramon Day School. She is credentialed in Child Development as well as Administration.

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Scholar-in-Residence, Rabbi Michael Lotker

Rabbi Lotker is a passionate and gifted teacher and serves as Temple Adat Elohim’s Scholar-in-Residence.  Keep an eye out for the many opportunities to learn from and with Rabbi Lotker.


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Communications Coordinator, Doreen Austad
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Accounting, Gina Newton

Youth Advisor, Gigi Dictor