Menachem Creditor

Rabbi Menachem Creditor serves as the spiritual leader of Congregation Netivot Shalom. Named by Newsweek as one of the 50 most influential rabbis in America, he is a published author, musician, teacher and activist who has spent time working locally, in Ghana, and in the White House to amplify the prophetic Jewish voice in the world.


Vered Cohen

As the Administrator I report directly to the Netivot Shalom President and Board of Directors and am responsible for the overall successful operation and day to day management of CNS. I have the primary responsibility for the daily administrative operations of CNS, including membership systems and relations, fiscal matters, human resources and benefits policies and…


Keren Carter

The Administrative Assistant provides a wide variety of functions to support to the management team of Congregation Netivot Shalom including, members relations, accounts receivable, logistics and personal support for our Youth-Education programs and general office operations.


Lauren Kindorf

As the preschool director I oversee annual recruitment and enrollment of students and their families. I also guide the preschool teaching staff in creating an environment that supports the social, emotional, cognitive, physical and spiritual growth of each child as an individual. Additionally I work with the Preschool Parent Association to engage families in the…


Amy Midanik-Blum

As the Rabbi’s Assistant, I work closely with Rabbi Creditor to ensure congregants pastoral needs are being met. I can help with scheduling on the Netivot Shalom Calendar or scheduling meetings with the Rabbi, preparing e-mail blasts to the congregation, constructing the weekly Shabbat Announcements, memorization including the yearly Yizkor book and yahrzeits, and facilitating…


Cathy Rosenfeld

Cathy handles all of our rental contracts (both one-time as in a bat mitzvah party) and long term or ongoing (as in summer camps, Edah, and the Berkeley Russian School). She also oversees our custodians and gardeners, organizes repairs, and deals with the ongoing maintenance of our lovely home.