Bar/Bat Mitzvah Contact Information

Students in the B’nai Mitzvah program are expected to see the clergy at various intervals.

  • First Hebrew Check with Cantor: After 4 tutoring sessions
  • Speech Appointment with Rabbi: 2 months before Bar/Bat Mitzvah
  • Snacks and Chats with Rabbi Schwartzman: 3 weeks before Bar/Bat Mitzvah

All appointments are made through: Julie Kaplan, clergy assistant
703.532.2217 ext. 313
or email

Please make appointments at least one month in advance.

Clergy & Staff Contact Information:

Name & Email Responsibility Phone
Rabbi Amy Schwartzman Clergy and Service 316
Cantor Michael Shochet B’nai Mitzvah Program Management 312
Rabbi Jeffrey Saxe Speeches 315
Cantor Rachel Rhodes Tutoring 401
Rabbi Stephanie Bernstein Speeches 303
Julie Kaplan, Clergy Asst. Clergy Appointments, BBM Issues 313
Julie Kaplan, Clergy Asst. Service Information 313
Jessica Ingram, Executive Director Financial Issues 300
Simin Shahrad, Accountant Payments and Billing 309
Laura Rosh, Office Manager Rental Coordination 305

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