Senior Staff

Rabbi Samantha Kahn

Senior Associate Rabbi

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


Carly Wallenstein

Director of Religious School

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


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.


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.