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Farrell Borine, Executive Director or 908-273-4921 x 116

Farrell has worked his entire professional career in the Jewish communal world, having served as the Executive Director of the Kaiserman JCC in the western suburbs of Philadelphia and Director of Operations at Shir Ami, a Reform congregation in Bucks County, PA.

Most recently, Farrell was the Executive Director at Bnai Keshet in Montclair, NJ from 2017 - 2023.

Farrell is a huge Philly sports fan, an avid music lover, and enjoys going to concerts as often as possible. His son, Braxton Carter, received his MBA in Music Industry from Drexel University and is the Business Operations Manager at Universal Music Group in Philly.

Amy Damast, Director of Early Childhood Education & Community Engagement

Amy joined the Temple Sinai staff in 2012 to design their new early childhood school program and to expand programs designed to build community for local families with young children.   Her previous experience includes serving as a lead teacher and Judaic Specialist in early childhood and as a consulting psychologist, researcher and trainer for the Early Head Start Program. In addition to her role at Temple Sinai, Amy is also the VP of Communications on the national board of Early Childhood Educators of Reform Judaism (ECE-RJ), the Union for Reform Judaism's early childhood affiliate.

Amy earned a B.A. from the University of Pennsylvania and a Ph.D. in Psychology with a concentration in Developmental Psychology from New York University; her dissertation research focused on toddler play development and parent-child play interactions. 

Amy and her husband, Craig, live in Springfield with their dog, Charley.  Their  sons, Devin and Joshua, live and work in New York City.

Contact Amy at or 908-273-4921 x131

Saskia Jeselsohn  - Assistant to the Clergy 

(908) 273-4921 x111


Geri Wallis - Temple Administrator 

(908) 273-4921 x110

Donovan Mowatt - Director of Facilities

(908) 273-4921 x120


Lara Davis - Early Childhood Program Coordinator

(908) 273-4921 x130

Sat, May 18 2024 10 Iyar 5784