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Professional Staff

Audrey Napchen, Executive Director

Audrey joined the Temple Sinai professional staff in July of 2014.

Before coming to Temple Sinai, she was the Director of Women's Philanthropy of the Jewish Federation of Greater Middlesex County and previously the Executive Director of Temple Beth Ahm Yisrael in Springfield.

Audrey has achieved senior status membership in NATA - The National Association of Temple Administrators and is a past president of and currently serving on the Executive Committee of GANSE - the Garden State Network for Synagogue Executives.  She is a Past President of Congregation Neve Shalom in Metuchen.  Audrey and her husband Joel live in Monroe Township. They have two children and five grandchildren; Lindsay, son-in-law Josh, Mason and Henry; Mathew, daughter-in-law Morgan, Samara, Sarina and Nava. 

Please contact Audrey at or 908-273-4921 x116

Patti Kahn, Director of Education

Temple Sinai's Director of Education since 2002.

Patti joined Temple Sinai in 2002 following 3 years as Principal of the Solomon Schechter Day School in Cranford. Prior to that, Patti was the Educational Director of Temple Beth Shalom in Manalapan, NJ (1979-1996), programming for 520 students. Ms. Kahn returned to school in 1996 to earn her Masters of Jewish Education ('98) at the Jewish Theological Seminary in NYC after which Patti studied for a year in Jerusalem as part of the Senior Educators Program of the Melton Centre for Jewish Education at the Hebrew University.

Patti has two sons and a two grandchildren; Joshua lives in Brooklyn and Laurence, who is married to Michal, lives in Israel with their children.

Contact Patti at or 908-273-4921 x115

Amy Damast, Director of Early Childhood Program

Temple Sinai's Director of our Early Childhood Education Program since 2012.

Contact Amy at or 908-273-4921 x131

Our Team

Saskia Jeselsohn  - Assistant to the Clergy 

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Michal Levine - Temple Administrator 
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Lara Davis - Early Childhood Assistant 
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Donovan Mowatt - Director of Facilities
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Rosie Alverez- Caretaker

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