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Dena Gitterman, Executive Director

Dena has been Executive Director of Nevei Kodesh since 2004. She previously worked professionally in careers as a Speech Pathologist, Special Education Teacher, Psychotherapist and University Instructor.   She received Maggid Certification from Reb Zalman Schachter-Shalomi in 1998, focused on lifecycle and ritual leadership.  In addition to business studies she has a certificate in Authentic Leadership from Naropa University.

Dena has been involved with Jewish Renewal for over 30 years and feels deeply honored and excited to have the opportunity to work with our terrific staff, energized volunteer and spiritual leadership as well as our vibrant community, to help create joyful, meaningful and cutting-edge Jewish experiences and support caring community.

A long-time Colorado resident, she loves spending time outdoors in the mountains, as well as dancing, art-making, storytelling and quirky humor.

Brooke Fisher, Director of Family Life + Religious School Director

I am excited be on an amazing journey with all the awesome children, teens, families and community members of Nevei Kodesh. I am a Master of Jewish Education with an emphasis in experiential education from Hebrew College, where I graduated as a Legacy Fellow. My first introduction into Jewish Renewal was as the director of ALEPH Kids Kallah, developing an experiential summer program. My additional experience is in curriculum development, teaching, classroom management, creating organizational systems, service leading and marketing as a long-time Religious School Director, B'nai Mitzvah coordinator, teacher and Early Childhood Director. Developing and fostering an innovative Religious School and family life programs while learning with so many bright students, enthusiastic staff and wonderful families is what I love. I bring my expertise and love for this community and Jewish learning to our Nevei Kodesh community. As for my personal life, I enjoy spending time with my husband, awesome five children, our bunny, two dogs, Beta fish and grand-dog, Zuko. I am an avid Harry Potter fan, love baking bread, enjoy mystical things and being outdoors, especially on the water. I am also really excited about our upcoming year here at Nevei Kodesh. 

Keenan Bloom | Chanoch Ro'i, Facilities and Communications

Passionate about healing and changing this world one person at a time. Chanoch | Keenan has been a part of this community since he was 5 years old and is honored to help serve this community as it moves into the future. Loves the outdoors, conversations about the future and history of Judaism, ancestral healing, and men's work. A healer, leader, and grounded supporter of others, he is invested in the future and looking up to the stars while keeping his toes in the earth. 

Jenny Schiff, Executive Assistant

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Tue, April 20 2021 8 Iyyar 5781