Cong. Beth Tikvah in Marlton has announced the hiring of Elana Shaw as synagogue administrator. In making the announcement, the synagogue, a progressive, egalitarian congregation affiliated with United Synagogue, noted that Shaw brings years of experience to the position and will be a critical member of the leadership team, designed to best meet the needs of the expanding and diverse membership community.
Shaw brings to the position a B.A. in Religion with a concentration in Jewish Studies from Boston University, and a joint M.A. degree in Jewish Communal Service and Jewish Studies from Brandeis University. For the past 10 years, she has served as the program director at Germantown Jewish Centre in Mt. Airy, Philadelphia. She will be formally welcomed at a Friday night service in her honor on Friday, May 13 at 7:30 p.m.
Shaw lives in Haddonfield with her husband Brian, and her daughters Hannah and Gavi, who attend Kellman Brown Academy. s