Marni Bekerman is married to Daniel and they have two children Micah (4) and Noa (2). They are active members at B’nai Torah and JF&CS.
She has a bachelor’s degree in child and family development and attended Epstein as a student, graduated in 2004 and have been working at The Epstein School for 7 years. In her role as Middle School Program manager, she plans school overnight trips, creates schedules for students and teachers and interacts daily with students, parents and teachers. Both of her children attend Early Childhood Program at Epstein. “I can’t say enough about how wonderful their teachers and staff are,” touted Bekerman.
On top of being a mom and wife and working at Epstein, Bekerman helped start The Sandwich Project. TSP is a non-profit all volunteer led organization that partners with several dozen groups across metro Atlanta to address the issue of food insecurity. Since mid-2020, they have served almost 700,000 sandwiches and thousands of protein bars and fruit.
She serves on the board of TSP and B’nai Torah membership committee. Has been a PAL with JF&CS for 6 years, in addition has chaired Havingala for several years.
Before Epstein, she worked at Jewish Federation of Greater Atlanta as an engagement associate and with young adults. She staffed the Atlanta community Birthright trip four times and worked on various projects such as the Hunger Walk and others.
“I am beyond honored to be recognized and am happy to be making a difference in the greater Atlanta Jewish community. It is extremely important to me that my children learn how to be mensches and learn the importance of Jewish values and beliefs. I want them to be proud of who they are and be proud to be Jewish,” said Bekerman.