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236 Kane Street / Brooklyn, NY 11231 / 718 875-1550

Professional Staff

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Interim Rabbi

Paul Resnick

Rabbi Resnick began serving in his role as Kane Street’s Interim Rabbi on August 1, 2021. Even prior to that date, he visited the shul on a number of occasions, and met with lay leaders and staff in order to get to know the Kane Street community, discuss High Holiday planning, and familiarize himself with our operations. Read full bio →

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Executive Director

Mickey Dobbs

Before coming to Kane Street, Mickey Dobbs was at the Yale Alumni Association, where he was Director for Clubs and Associations, working with Yale’s alumni groups in New York City and the West Coast. Prior to Yale, Mickey worked for various FinTech start up companies in New York City as CFO and Chief Compliance Officer. Read full bio →

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Director of Education & Family Programming

Rabbi Valerie Lieber

Rabbi Valerie Lieber oversees the Hebrew School, Shabbat and Holiday children’s services, Shabbat Club and Family Education programs at Kane Street. Valerie began working with our community in the summer of 2008 and quickly exhibited her strengths as an educator and administrator. Read full bio →

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Preschool Director

Rivka Seeman

Rivka has over 20 years of experience in education. Previously, she was head teacher at the Tompkins Hall Nursery School and Childcare Center at Columbia University, where she spent nearly ten years in the classroom.

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Liturgical Director

Cantor Sarah Myerson

Cantor Sarah Myerson has served a variety of Jewish communities in Brooklyn, Manhattan and Long Island, New York. Previously, she served as the cantor of Congregation Beth Ohr in Bellmore/Massapequa, New York, and Congregation Mishkan Tefila in Chestnut Hill (Boston), Massachusetts. Read full bio →

Rabbi Emeritus

Samuel H. Weintraub

Now Rabbi Emeritus of Kane Street, during his 25 years as pulpit Rabbi Weintraub he served as spiritual guide to over one thousand individuals within the Kane Street community and counsels people ages five to ninety-five. Read full bio →

Finance Support Specialist

William Waldman

Our Finance Support Specialist supports the Executive Director, and the Finance, Fundraising, and Communications Committees. Read full bio →

Administrative Assistant

Erica Southward


Hebrew School & Family Programming Administrative Assistant

Priscilla Murphy


Kane Street Kids Preschool Administrative Assistant

Lois Schwartz


Welcome Desk and Security

Trevor Malcolm
Gerald Bertrand

Custodial Staff

Pedro Sanchez
Yvette Simmons

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