Lisa Friedman, Education Director

Lisa Friedman designs and oversees the Jewish Studies programs for grades PreK-12 and shares administrative responsibility for the temple’s education program with Sarah Gluck. Additionally, Lisa directs Temple Beth-El’s award-winning efforts to fully include students with disabilities and learning challenges. Lisa is passionate about ensuring that all students inherit their birthright of learning Torah and connecting with their Jewish heritage.

Lisa also serves on the faculties of URJ Camp Harlam and URJ 6 Points Sci Tech Academy-East, as she believes deeply in the value of Jewish overnight experiences to build strong Jewish identities.

Lisa is proud to have worked with Behrman House to produce educational materials with an eye toward meeting diverse student needs. She received the Behrman House Educator Award in 2009.

Lisa lives in Hillsborough with her husband, Gary, and their children, Mitchell and Shayna. The Friedmans are long-time members of Temple Beth-El, having joined in 2002. In her free time, Lisa loves to cook, read, travel, and assemble jigsaw puzzles.

Lisa is always happy to discuss the importance of Jewish education and Temple Beth-El’s stellar religious school program. You can reach her at 908-722-0674, ext. 327 or via email.