Rabbi Hillel Norry

Spiritual Leader

Meet our interim Rabbi; Rabbi Hillel Norry More…







Sarah Metzger

Music and Youth Director

Sarah Metzger joined the Temple Beth-El staff in August of 2017 as the Music and Youth Director. Born with a song in her heart and tiny drumsticks in her hands (much to the discomfort of her mother), Sarah has been playing music for over 20 years and has performed with such Jewish rock stars as Rick Recht, Julie Silver and Neshama Carlebach. More…


Margaret Norman

Engagement and Collaboration Coordinator












Lay Leadership

Ronald Levitt – President
Naomi Ivker – Vice President
Allen Halpern – Vice President
Steve Altmann – Treasurer
Abe Schuster – Secretary

Board Members
Marsha Asman
Suzanne Bearman
Fred Benjamin
Alex Grodner
Jan Jaffe
Katie Hausman
Jan Hirsch (Sisterhood rep)
Ellen Italiaander

Dani Kahn-Krell
Howard Kaplan (Men’s Club rep)
Arlene Redisch
Evan Rhodes
Joshua Richman
Esther Schuster
Robin Smith
Dan Weinrib (Immediate Past President)
Keith Abrams – TBE Foundation rep

Lay Leadership

Sisterhood Steering Committee
Esther Levy
Sue Lischkoff
Hannah Helman
Natalie Sikora
Marian Radwin
Arlene Fisher
Adrienne Brook
Lisa Kianoff
Phyllis Weinstein


Youth Group Leadership
For information about local Birmingham Jewish youth groups, contact Sarah Metzger.