Meet Our Team

Family Engagement Staff

If you have a question about a particular program, please be in touch:

Lori Rubin is the Chief Program Officer at Jewish Learning Venture. She and her husband Jon live in Bucks County and have three children, Alex, who is a junior at Northwestern University, Abby, who is a freshman at Washington University in St. Louis, and Hilary who attends Unami Middle School. Lori enjoys reading, taking walks, and spending time with family and friends | 215.320.0402


Gabrielle Kaplan-Mayer is the Director, Whole Community Inclusion. She and her husband Fred live in Elkins Park and have two children, George, 14 and June, 11, and yellow lab, Hank. She loves to cook, take nature walks and play on pinterest! She and her family are part of the Mishkan Shalom community | 215.320.0376 


Ellen Walters is the director of early childhood learning and is part of the family engagement team.  She is married to Cantor Buzzy and has two grown children and five grandchildren. She loves spending time with her family and enjoys reading, walking, and traveling to far away places | 215.320.0360


Robyn Cohen

Dr. Robyn Cohen is the Director of PJ Library Philadelphia and jteenphilly. She and her husband are the proud parents of four wonderful jkids! | 215.320.0404


Robin Fradkin Matthews is the Program Administrator for jkidphilly. She and her wife Marcia live in Media with their son, Asher (8). She loves photography, creative writing, and illustrating. During the school year, she teaches the K-1 Bonim class at Temple Sholom in Broomall where she and her family also belong. 215.320.0374


Rabbi Philip Warmflash
Executive Director, Jewish Learning Venture | 215.320.0390

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