Our Staff

Yachad, the National Jewish Council for Disabilities, was founded in 1983 with a mission to include those with developmental disabilities in all aspects of the Jewish community. With a philosophy based around a model of inclusion

Joe Goldfarb, PhD
Director, Summer Programs(212) 613-8368
Nechama Braun
Administrator, Summer Programs(212) 613-8369
Jen Goldman
Assistant Director, Summer Programs
Pearli Brown
Coordinator of Staff Engagement, Summer Programs
Joyce Eisner
Administrative Assistant, Summer Programs
Layah Shagalow, LMSW
Coordinator, Summer Programs; Coordinator, Israel Free Spirit/Birthright
Rabbi Benjy Leibowitz
Coordinator, Summer Programs