Ari Goldberg, Executive Director , ext. 111
Ari has served as Executive Director of Agudas Achim since February 2013. A native of Rutland, Vermont, Ari received a B.A. in Hebraic Studies from Rutgers University and M.A. in Jewish Education from the Jewish Theological Seminary of America.
In the 1990’s Ari worked in the national office of United Synagogue Youth (USY), serving as national Kadima Director and subsequently Assistant Director for Education. After editing 8 sourcebooks for some of the leading educators in the Conservative Movement, Ari went on work as Senior Editor at Behrman House. Following a stint as Director of Central Hebrew High School for the MetroWest Jewish Federation in New Jersey, Ari served as Director of the Jewish Community High School of Gratz College (JCHS) in Philadelphia for 10-years. In 2006, Ari was elected as founding President of the North American Association of Congregational & Community Hebrew High Schools (NAACCHHS).
Residents of Bexley, Ari and his wife Stacy are actively involved in awareness and advocacy efforts for mitochondrial disease in memory of their daughter Rina, who died from the disease just after her 15th birthday.