Our Staff

Synagogue Administrator, Nadia Ai Kahn

Nadia received a Master of Theological Studies from Harvard Divinity School and has spent a year both at Drisha Institute for Jewish Education and the Havruta Program at Hebrew University studying classical Jewish texts. She has worked for over a decade in the New York, Jewish, non-profit world. She lives in Manhattan with her husband and two children and loves to learn new languages, practice yoga, and do judo.
Nadia invites you to make an appointment to meet with her and learn about how being a part of the West End Synagogue community can enhance your daily life. Email her today at nkahn [at] westendsynagogue.org.

Administrative Assistant, Joan Erber

Joan joined the WES staff in the position of Administrative Assistant in April, 2017.  Her prior professional background was in the financial world for 35 years.  In the course of the last 25 years, Joan has helped to initiate and administer a number of charitable enterprises on behalf of several communal organizations.  Joan and her husband live on the Upper West Side.

Bookkeeper, Moshe Duban

Moshe joined the WES staff as Bookkeeper in January 2017.  He is an accounting graduate from Touro College NYSCAS and has several years of bookkeeping experience with focus in synagogue financial services.

Support Staff:

Nancy Nadeau, Childcare

Al Rivers, Porter

Fernando Rodriguez, Porter

Mizpah Williams, Kiddush and Oneg Preparation


190 Amsterdam Avenue (at 69th Street)
New York, NY 10023
Phone: (212) 579-0777
Fax: (212) 579-2669
Email: admin [at] westendsynagogue.org
Affiliated with the Jewish Reconstructionist movement

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