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Board and Councils 

The lay leadership is made up of elected Councils for each of our three centres, with two members of each being elected onto the Board, along with the Immediate Past President and Honorary Life Board Member.

Temple Israel Board
is made up of the following members: 

President: Roy Fine

Vice-President: Lynette Myburgh

Vice President: Diana Sochen

Immediate Past President: N’Tanya Gordon-Davis z"l

Board members: Roy Fine, Lynette Myburgh, Diana Sochen, Jeanne Livingstone, Linda Thorn, Werner Steffen

Co-opted Members: Greg Flash, Leo Shub, Kelly Williams

Treasurer: Dean Sandler

Invited Members: Janine Marks 

Trustees: Ian Morris, Johnny Schwartz, Steve Lurie

Ex-Officio: Executive Director Eric Beswick, who also sits on all three councils


Green Point Council

is made up of the following members: 

Diana Sochen (Chairperson), Leo Shub, Eugene Kruss van der Heever, Glenda Kruss van der Heever, Jeanne Livingstone, Annette Curitz, Mikael Garcia, Andrea Smollen, Adam Fisher, Serron Ben Tovim

Women of Progressive Judaism Representative: Phina Hoberman, Helga Sandak Lewin

Hadassah Representative: Helga Sandak-Lewin, Pam Symons

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West Coast Council

is made up of the following members: 

Linda Thorn and Werner Steffen (Co - Chairs), Myer Casper, Kelly Williams, Julie Resnekov, Casey Strumpman, Silvana Barbali, Anton Schafer

Wynberg Council

is made up of the following members: 

Lynette Myburgh (Chairperson), Roy Fine, Melanie Beswick, Johnny Schwartz, Martin Cohen, Sandra Cohen, Dvora Davey, Liesl Goldstein, Greg Flash, Dean Hyde, Yael Christian

Women of Progressive Judaism Representative: Jeni Rabinowitz and Amely Wiseglass, 


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