Staff


Educator
/ Rebecca Bernstein McVeigh

Along with her husband, Rod, and sons, Andrew, Alex, and Ari, Rebecca Bernstein McVeigh joined our congregation in 1997.  After serving in various leadership roles as a volunteer, she was asked to lead the religious school in a professional capacity in 2003. Rebecca was raised on Cape Cod and graduated with a degree in Education from Simmons College in Boston, and has lived for the past 30 years with her family in Oakland, New Jersey. Contact her at: [email protected]

Administrator / Iris Greenberg

Iris joined our congregation as administrator in 2004.  She grew up in the city of Yonkers, New York, and now lives in Wayne, New Jersey.  Iris graduated with a degree in speech pathology from Buffalo State College.  After taking a summer position with a bank, she decided to change career directions.  Iris worked for NYU- Weill Cornell’s The Rogosin Institute for almost 15 years before meeting and then working with a leader of the congregation that years later would again change her career path and bring her to this congregation. Contact her at: [email protected]

Administrative Assistant / Lisa Barrack

Lisa and her husband David, along with children Sara, Matthew, Daniel, and Jase, joined our congregation as members in 1999.In 2012 she joined our professional staff.  Lisa graduated from the College of New Paltz with a degree in accounting.She and her family have been residents of Upper Saddle River for 16 years. Contact her at: [email protected]


Director of Informal Youth Programming
/ Liza Fishman

Liza grew up at Beth Haverim Shir Shalom, living with her parents in Upper Saddle River, New Jersey.  She graduated from religious school in 12th grade, as well as serving on the senior youth group’s board as vice president, and then president.  After graduating from the University of Delaware with a degree in elementary education with concentrations in Special Education and middle school math, she worked as a youth activities director for Disney Cruise Lines, and then returned to live in Bergen County.  In the summer Liza is part of the senior staff at Ken Mont and Ken Wood Camps in Connecticut.  She lives in Mahwah.  In addition to her youth responsibilities, she teaches in our traditional school, Family School, and Kadimah programs. Contact her at: [email protected]

Youth Activities Co-ordinator, Grades 3 – 5 / Brittany Silverman

Brittany also grew up as a part of the BHSS community, graduating from our religious school and active as an officer in our youth group.  She holds a BA in English with a minor in Judaic Studies from Binghamton University, and a Masters degree in Clinical Psychology with school psychology certification.  When she is not teaching at BHSS or running youth events, she works at a local high school as a school psychologist. Contact her at: [email protected]