Melody Torrens

Melody Torrens has been a member of Beth David for over 25 years, serving as Chair of the Religious School Board, President of the Women's League and now as Executive...

Karen Coppa

Born and raised in West Hartford, Connecticut (and Hall High School classmate of Rabbi Jacobs), I moved to Miami in 1992 to attend the University of Miami, where I obtained...

Iris Mizrahi, MSW

Iris Mizrahi, born and raised in Jerusalem, immigrated to Miami in 1990 as a teenager along with her family. A graduate of FIU where she earned a Bachelor’s in Psychology...



Gordon School Administration

Dr. Lee Binder

Dr. Rosalie Binder has been the Director of BenGamla Charter School for the past four years. During that time, she also served as the reading intervention specialist providing support for...

Sandra Kopp, M.S.

Sandra Kopp is the Early Childhood (ECC) Director of the Gordon Schools and has been in the field of early childhood education for more than 26 years...

Logan McDowell, PhD, BCBA

Dr. Logan McDowell was born and raised in Miami, FL. She received her BA from Bard College in Annandale-On-Hudson, NY and her masters and doctoral degrees in Developmental Psychology from...


Administrative Assistant305-854-3911, ext. 210
Paula Arias, Executive Assistant305-854-3911, ext.
Diana Garcia, Accountant 305-854-3911, ext.
Olga Zelzburg, Director of Congregational Education 305-854-3911, ext.
School Office305-854-3282 , ext.
Gabriela Palacios, Children Coordinator305-854-3911, ext.
Melody Torrens, PresidentSamuel Gordon
Karen Coppa, Executive Vice PresidentMartin Hershbein
Gabriela Mekler, Vice PresidentSunny Hershbein
Martin Hershbein, Vice PresidentGreta Koppel
Lisa Jerles, Vice PresidentHannah Krumholz
Michael Dvorkin, TreasurerJackie Traurig
Todd Jerles, Asst. TreasurerRobert Traurig
Michelle Merlin, Secretary
Rona Edelman, Asst. Secretary
David Scharlin, Community Liaison
Iris Fujita, Women’s League President
Mark Lefcourt, Brotherhood President