Allow us to introduce ourselves

We are the professional team at Holy Blossom Temple.  We each have our own areas of responsibility, but much of our work is collaborative.  We work closely with one another and with Holy Blossom’s dedicated volunteers.

Main Contact Information

Phone: +1 (416) 789-3291
Fax: +1 (416) 789-9697
Email: [email protected]

1950 Bathurst Street
Toronto, Ontario
M5P 3K9

Bereavement/Funeral Contact

If you need to contact Holy Blossom Temple regarding a funeral and the Temple office is closed, please call 416-565-7561. After 10 pm, please contact the funeral home of your choice listed below. To ensure we are available to you in your time of need, we do answer this emergency phone on Shabbat and on holy days. To leave an email, please contact Lindsay Mockler at [email protected].

Department Phones
Archives 274
Board Room 236
Brotherhood 530
Donations/Foundation 265
Family Program 518
Generation Aleph 502
High Holy Day Information 256
Holy Blossom Temple Foundation 265
Judaica Shop 234
Meeting Room 209 223
Membership 229
Out of the Cold 508
HBT Renewal Campaign 249
Security 271
Seniors’ Program 517
Sisterhood 514
Special Needs 516
Stagecraft Theatre Company 511
Temple Singers 529
Ushers 519

Camp George: (416) 638-2635

Meet our Professional Team

The on-line roster below will help you to know who is who.  Please call on us.  We are here to help you. You can contact our professionals by clicking on the “mail” icons below, or call our main number (above) and reference their extension.

  • Jonathan Ain
    Jonathan Ain Director of Development

    Phone extension: 249

  • Dalia Alalouf
    Dalia Alalouf Hebrew School Supervisor

    Phone extension: 238

  • Judy Amsterdam
    Judy Amsterdam Office Manager

    Phone extension: 233

  • Lisa Isen Baumal
    Lisa Isen Baumal Director of Youth Engagement

    Phone extension: 242

  • JoAnne Bieman
    JoAnne Bieman Assistant to Rabbis Splansky and Goodman

    Phone extension: 276

  • Rabbi Zachary Goodman
    Rabbi Zachary Goodman Assistant Rabbi

    phone extension: 231

  • Anna Gurevich
    Anna Gurevich Foundation Associate

    Phone extension: 227

  • Rabbi Jordan Helfman
    Rabbi Jordan Helfman Associate Rabbi

    Phone extension: 277

  • Wendy Steinberg Himmel
    Wendy Steinberg Himmel Director of the Early Childhood Centre

    Phone extension: 240

  • Deanna Levy
    Deanna Levy Director of Communications and Marketing

    Phone extension: 246

  • Cantor Benjamin Z. Maissner
    Cantor Benjamin Z. Maissner Cantor

    Phone extension: 251

  • Rabbi Dow Marmur
    Rabbi Dow Marmur Rabbi Emeritus
  • Heidi Miller
    Heidi Miller Director of Finance

    Phone extension: 254

  • Lindsay Mockler
    Lindsay Mockler Simcha Coordinator and Assistant to Rabbi Helfman

    Phone extension: 255

  • Rabbi John Moscowitz
    Rabbi John Moscowitz Rabbi Emeritus

    Phone extension: 248

  • Ron Polster
    Ron Polster Executive Director

    ext. 226

  • Neomi Offman
    Neomi Offman Education Department Administrator

    Phone extension: 237

  • Cantorial Soloist Lindi Rivers
    Cantorial Soloist Lindi Rivers Cantorial Soloist

    Phone extension: 252

  • Mari Lynn Rusak
    Mari Lynn Rusak Assistant to Cantor Maissner and Cantorial Soloist Rivers

    Phone extension: 224

  • Tema Smith
    Tema Smith Director of Community Engagement

    Phone extension: 232

  • Deborah K. Spiegel
    Deborah K. Spiegel Director of Education

    Phone extension: 239

  • Rabbi Yael Splansky
    Rabbi Yael Splansky Senior Rabbi

    Phone extension: 244

  • Ella Vatagsky
    Ella Vatagsky Bookkeeper

    Phone extension: 225

  • Jim Westcott
    Jim Westcott Director of Facilities

    Phone extension: 230

  • Cindy Zimmer
    Cindy Zimmer Manager of Membership Services

    Phone extension: 229

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