Location: Kansas City

October 2019

Rabbi Scott White

Harry “Scott” White’s career as a Rabbi spanned 34 years, reaching its conclusion in the summer of 2019, when he stepped down after nearly a decade and half as spiritual leader of Congregation Ohev Sholom in Prairie Village. Born and … Continue reading

23rd Oct, 2019

Todd Clauer

Todd Clauer started teaching at Hyman Brand Hebrew Academy (HBHA) in 2000, after eight years in public and private schools. He has been the Upper School Principal since 2013.  As an educator, he works to help students transform their lives … Continue reading

2nd Oct, 2019

Fay Balk

Fay Balk, vice president organization effectiveness and development at Hallmark Cards, the world’s largest manufacturer and retailer of greeting cards and related social expression products. During her 27+ year tenure with the company, Ms. Balk had held positions of increasing … Continue reading

2nd Oct, 2019

January 2019

Gavi Geller

Gavriela Geller, a native of the city, is the Executive Director of Director of JCRB/AJC Kansas City. She previously worked for AJC’s Belfer Institute for Latino and Latin American Affairs (BILLA), managing a grant from the Ford Foundation. In that … Continue reading

25th Jan, 2019

July 2018

Elisa Waldman

Elisa brings her past experiences as an attorney, retail store owner and small business consultant to her current position as the Regional Director of the Kansas Small Business Development Center at Johnson County Community College. Prior to joining the Kansas … Continue reading

10th Jul, 2018

Laura Gilman

Laura holds a bachelor’s degree from Goucher College, a master’s degree in clinical social work from the University of Maryland and a master’s degree in Jewish Communal Service from Towson University. She has worked in the field of aging for … Continue reading

10th Jul, 2018

Alan Edelman

Alan Edelman is a native of Kansas City. He received his Bachelor’s Degree in Child Development and Education from the University of Kansas, spending his junior year at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem. Alan attended the Jewish Theological Seminary, New … Continue reading

10th Jul, 2018

Jenna Brofsky

Jenna advises and represents clients in employment-related matters including allegations of discrimination. Jenna offers experience with complex litigation, particularly with fact-gathering, discovery, witness and expert witness preparation, and motions practice. While practicing in Washington, D.C., she gained experience working with … Continue reading

10th Jul, 2018

Patti Adler

Patti Adler is a real estate sales executive. Her career in real estate has provided her with numerous opportunities to meet new people and develop strong clients.

10th Jul, 2018

February 2018

Kim Kushner

Kim Kushner currently serves as the Events and New Student Programs Coordinator at the University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC). Originally from Buffalo, NY, Kim earned her undergraduate degree from The Ohio State University in English, and her Master of Science … Continue reading

5th Feb, 2018
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