Janet Rosenblum has been a member of Sinai Temple since 1987, and joined the synagogue with her husband Bobby so that their children, Michael and Sarah, could attend Sinai Temple’s schools and they have been active members ever since. Janet was extremely active in Sinai Akiba’s development program as a lay leader, and later worked as the Development Director for for 13 years. She was instrumental in building the school’s comprehensive fundraising program, including annual giving, capital campaigns, and the school’s first formal endowment initiative known as Generations. Janet also worked closely with the Temple leadership on the Centennial Campaign that transformed both the 3rd and 4th floors of the building. She is delighted to have joined the Sinai Temple board and this is her first term.
Janet is currently the Director of Advancement for Beit T’Shuvah, a non-profit residential recovery and educational institute in Los Angeles.
Janet began her professional career as a deputy to Congressman Mel Levine in his Washington D.C. office, and later served as the chief of staff for his district office in Los Angeles. She has served on the boards of both Sinai Akiba Academy, and the L.A. Jewish Federation where she and her husband also co-chaired LA Couples. She is a graduate of the Wexner Heritage Foundation, a Jewish learning and leadership development program.