Who We Are

Advisory Board

Dr. Sherry BlumbergSherry Malmon**
Roger Carp**Rick Paler
Leon Cohen**Susie Rosengarten*
Marsha FensinJennifer Saber*
Yael GalKaren Torem*
Molly Beth Kranitz* Nancy Weiss-McQuide

* Past Chair
** Current Chair


Tziporah Altman-Shafer is the Jewish Education Community Planner for the Milwaukee Jewish Federation. A part of her role is a director of the Coalition for Jewish Learning, the education department of the Milwaukee Jewish Federation. CJL supports high quality Jewish education throughout the greater Milwaukee area. Tziporah is also part of the Impact Team at Milwaukee Jewish Federation. She helps with planning and allocations, especially as they are connected to education.

Prior to joining the Federation, Tziporah spent 14 years teaching in Milwaukee area Jewish schools and camps. For ten years before moving back to Milwaukee, she worked as a Jewish Education Director and Family Educator in Phoenix, Chattanooga, and Cleveland. Tziporah holds a BA from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in Hebrew and Women’s Studies and an MA in Jewish Education from the Cleveland College of Jewish Studies.


Tziporah Altman-Shafer
Jewish Education Community Planner

Jennifer Saber
Kesher Inclusion Specialist and Teen Philanthropy Coordinator

Judy O’Hara
Administrative Assistant