Leadership & staff Our leadership, clergy and staff are committed to helping our members grow within their Judaism and bring positivity to our South Florida community.

CLERGY

Rabbi Rony Keller, RJE

Senior Rabbi

Rabbi Keller is a South Florida native with a passion for Judaism and education.

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Rabbi Samantha Kahn

Senior Associate Rabbi

Rabbi Kahn is an experienced preacher, facilitator, innovative programmer and educator.

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Cantor David Muchnick

Cantor

Cantor Muchnick joined CBI after 15 years as the Senior Cantor at the Aventura Turnberry Jewish Center, located in Aventura, FL.

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Robert A. Silvers

Rabbi Emeritus

Rabbi Robert Silvers serves as Rabbi Emeritus for Congregation B’nai Israel, a URJ affiliated Reform congregation, in Boca Raton, Florida.

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SENIOR STAFF

Steve Allen

Executive Director

Steve Allen has been a synagogue Executive Director since 1997. His career started in Bedford, New York at Temple Shaaray Tefila, a 1000+ family Reform Synagogue where he remained for 10 years.

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Linda Harris

Director of Lifelong Learning

Linda Harris has been in the field of education for more than 45 years, and specifically in early childhood education since 1981. She received her Bachelor’s of Science in Primary and Elementary Education and a Master’s of Science in Early Childhood Administration.

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Carly Wallenstein

Director of Religious School

Carly is very excited about joining the Congregation B’nai Israel Family! She previously served as an Education…

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ADMINISTRATIVE STAFF