Congratulations to Jewish Atlanta’s 40 Under 40
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Congratulations to Jewish Atlanta’s 40 Under 40

Get to know 40 of the best and brightest Jewish community members in Atlanta under 40.

These are 20 women and 20 men helping make the Atlanta Jewish community a positive, prosperous and rewarding place to live.

Members of the community submitted 84 nominations. To be eligible, a nominee had to be Jewish, at least 25 years old, and must not have turned 40 before July 12, 2019. The Atlanta Jewish Times judged the winning nominees on their success and achievements as active members of Jewish Atlanta. Ultimately, we went for an overall feeling that the winner makes Jewish Atlanta a better place.

Aside from their impressive work resumes, their contributions to the Jewish community are unparalleled and their commitment to Jewish values are unmatched. Learn about these movers and shakers below and join the AJT in congratulating our 2019 40 Under 40.

Get to know our 40 Under 40 by clicking their names below:

Kelly Cohen: director, JumpSpark

Katherine Crosby: community programming manager,  Atlanta Jewish Film Festival

Michelle Geppert: ‎director of Student Programming and Leadership, The Weber School

Allison Hahn: assistant director of Advancement and Alumni Services for the Winship Cancer Institute, Emory University

Liz Levy Karen: senior manager of professional education, Edwards Lifesciences

Julie Katz: assistant director, American Jewish Committee, Southeast Region

Sarah Gard Lazarus: pediatric emergency medicine physician, pediatric emergency rooms at CHOA and WellStar hospitals

Maya Lemberg: psychotherapist, Emerge Psychotherapy and Healing

Julia Levy: communications officer, Charles and Lynn Schusterman Family Foundation

Danniell Nadiv: senior director of Jewish Journeys, Places, and Welcoming, Jewish Federation of Greater Atlanta

Kadja Ribeiro: senior finance analyst, Thyssenkrupp Elevators

Missy Rivner: middle school instructional leader,  Atlanta Jewish Academy

Raychel Robbins: consultant specializing in religious and educational nonprofits, Atlanta Jewish Film Festival

Rachel Rothstein: dean of social studies, The Weber School

Molly Samuel: reporter, WABE

Rhianna Shemper: Realtor, Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage

Alyssa Siegel: clinical director and owner, Path to Progress Speech Solution

Emma Stein: clinical psychologist,  private practice and Piedmont Cancer Wellness

Samantha Trief: rabbi, Temple Sinai

Jay Bland: principal, Morris Brandon Elementary School

Ben Cohen: doctor of chiropractic, owner and founder, Excel chiropractic

Elliot Coplin: regional vice president, Midland National Life Insurance Company

Zachary Elfenbein: athletic and fitness director, MJCCA

Elie Engler: financial advisor, Ashford Advisors

Daniel Epstein: licensed psychotherapist and co-founder, The Blue Dove Foundation and director of client care, The Berman Center

David Feldman: creative director and founder, 3 Owl

Brandon Goldberg: enforcement attorney, Federal Aviation Administration

Joseph R. Goldstein: leasing manager, Goldstein’s, Inc. and council member, Ward 7, City of Marietta

Chaim Aharon Green: rabbi, Chabad Intown

David Hoffman: southeast associate regional director, ADL

M. Adam Kaye Jr.: real estate associate, BakerHostetler

Dave Levin: digital marketing manager, UPS

Jordan Ottenstein: senior rabbi, Congregation Dor Tamid

Shlomo Pill: senior lecturer, Emory Law School and senior fellow and associate director of law and Judaism, Emory’s Center for the Study of Law and Religion

Jacob Sabel:  division manager, Heaven Hill Brands

Russ Shulkes: executive director and campus chaplain, Hillels of Georgia

Ilan Stern: senior research scientist in the energy and sustainability group, Georgia Tech Research Institute’s Aerospace, Transportation & Advanced Systems lab 

Yitzchok Tendler: executive director, Congregation Beth Jacob

Brian Weiss: president and general manager, Justice Network and Quest

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