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Tuesday, May 28th, 2024/5784

6:30PM - 9:30PM
Congregation B'nai Jeshurun

257 W 88th St, New York, NY 10024

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DIAMOND $18,000: Includes 12 gala tickets, 10 Faculty Ticket Sponsorships, E-Journal Ad

RUBY $10,000: Includes 10 gala tickets, 5 Faculty Ticket Sponsorship, E-Journal Ad

GOLD $5,000: Includes 8 gala tickets, E-Journal Ad

SILVER $2,500: Includes 6 gala tickets and E-Journal Ad

BRONZE $1,800: Includes 4 gala tickets and E-Journal Ad

COPPER $1,000: Includes 2 gala tickets and E-Journal Ad

INDIVIDUAL GALA TICKET $250: Includes 1 gala ticket and a mazal tov listing in E-Journal

MAZAL TOV LISTING $180: Includes mazal tov listing of name or business in E-Journal (no tickets included)


All registration and payment is online.

If you would like to register by phone or pay by check, please contact Emily via email ( for more details. 

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Rebecca Karpay and Lev Polinsky live on the Upper West Side with their two sons, Jeremy (9th grade, and a proud 2023 Beit Rabban graduate) and Robert (Ilanot). They moved to New York a few years after meeting at a Shabbat dinner in Philadelphia, where Rebecca was working on her PhD in Economics. Rebecca, a lifelong East-Coaster, works in Quantitative Finance; while Lev, who moved to Southern California when he immigrated from the USSR, works in Finance and M&A for a large publishing company. Lev has been a member of the Beit Rabban board for 8 years, and has served as chair since 2020.
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Danielle began working at Beit Rabban in 2013 as a Gan teacher. Since then, She has taught many years of Gan, one year of first grade, and three years (so far!) of Garinim. She has enjoyed seeing the progression from children's first moments as students in the Gan to becoming true grade school learners. Before Danielle's many years as a teacher, she toured the country in musical theater productions. Her performing arts career prepared her for her big roles playing Garinim's beloved Hebrew puppet, Bentzi, acting out megillahs, social/emotional lessons, and more. Outside of Beit Rabban, she spends time with her amazing family: her husband Josh and her two children, Jonah (Shtillim), and Zoe (Gan Sagol). 

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Lisa Exler is the Director of Jewish Studies and Ivrit at Beit Rabban Day School. She coordinated the Curriculum Project, a joint initiative of the Hadar Institute and Beit Rabban, which set national standards for Jewish education in classical texts and practice. Lisa has also worked as an experiential educator at American Jewish World Service (AJWS) and as a classroom teacher at the Solomon Schechter School of Manhattan. Lisa lives in New York with her spouse Elie and children, Maytal (BRDS '22), Amalya (Bikkurim), and Yaniv (Alim).
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Lev Polinsky & Rebecca Karpay

on Lev’s tenure as board chair!

Danielle Cohn

on her 11th year at Beit Rabban!

Lisa Exler

on her 10th year at Beit Rabban!


If you have any questions regarding Manna, please email

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