Meet Jewish Atlanta’s 40 Under 40 for 2022
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Meet Jewish Atlanta’s 40 Under 40 for 2022

These are women and men helping make the Atlanta Jewish community a positive, prosperous and rewarding place to live. Members of the community submitted 104 nominations.

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.

Click on the names to read about the members of the 2022 40 Under 40.

Marni Bekerman

Marni Bekerman, 32: Middle School Program Manager & Alumni Coordinator at The Epstein School


Zach Bernath

Zach Bernath, 30: Senior Specialist, Grassroots Engagement at The Home Depot 


Sarah Bernstein

Sarah Bernstein, 35: PAL Program and Young Professional Manager


Heather Blake

Heather Blake, 36: Domestic Allocations Manager, Jewish Federation of Greater Atlanta


Cary Daniel Blumenfield

Cary Daniel Blumenfeld, 36: Real Estate Broker and Managing Partner at Method Real Estate Advisors

Rabbi Sam Blustin

Rabbi Sam Blustin, 30: Associate Rabbi of Ahavath Achim Synagogue


Benjamin Bornstein

Benjamin Bornstein, 30: Digital Marketing Manager at the Jewish Federation of Greater Atlanta


Adam Cohen

Adam Cohen, 38: Director of Events at Rally Foundation for Childhood Cancer Research


Avital K. Cohen

Avital K. Cohen, 38: Clinical Psychologist



Rabbi Daniel Dorsch

Rabbi Daniel Dorsch, 39: Rabbi at Congregation Etz Chaim

Alex Estroff

Alex Estroff, 27: Judicial Law Clerk at the United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia


Ethan Fialkow

Ethan Fialkow, 26: Non-Profit Sales Consultant at TriNet


Danielle Kerker Goldstein

Danielle Kerker Goldstein, 29: Associate at Alston & Bird law firm


Rebecca L. Good

Rebecca L. Good, 38: Head of Hebrew and Jewish Learning at The Temple’s Breman Education Center


Craig Habif

Craig Habif, 40: Real Estate Management and Investment

Ben Halpern

Ben Halpern, 26: Executive Vice President of Farmers & Fishermen Purveyors


Jenn Handel

Jennifer (Jenn) Handel, 37: Director of Israel Education, Jewish Federation of Greater Atlanta


Kayla Heering

Kayla Heering, 32: Physical Therapist and Atlanta manager for the Jewish Fertility Foundation


Rabbi David Helfand

Rabbi David Helfand, 32: Engagement Rabbi, Congregation Shearith Israel


Alexandra (Alex) Joseph

Alexandra (Alex) Joseph, 35: Associate Attorney, Gray, Rust, St. Amand, Moffett & Brieske, LLP

Quinton Katler

Quinton Katler, 35: Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility Physician (OB/GYN) 


Jessica Katz

Jessica Katz, 37: Director of Development for Jewish Family and Career Services


Jared Kaye

Jared Kaye, 32: First Vice President Investments, Marcus & Millichap


Lisa Lebovitz Schnaubelt

Lisa Lebovitz Schnaubelt, 35: Director of Development, CHRIS 180


Benjamin Lefkove

Benjamin Lefkove, 39: CEO of Viral Solutions and First-Class Healthcare

Rebecca Leslie

Rebecca Leslie, 31: Psychologist and owner of Best Within You Therapy & Wellness


Nir Levy

Nir Levy, 32: Assistant Director, American Jewish Committee


Melissa McGrath

Melissa McGrath, 29: Actress-writer with STW talent Agency Silverline Entertainment


Chava Neiditch

Chava Neiditch, 38: Occupational Therapist



Rabbi Isser New

Rabbi Isser New, 36: Associate Director of Chabad of Georgia, Executive Director CMCH

Matthew Oppenheimer

Matthew Oppenheimer, 37: President, Halpern Enterprises


Arielle Orlansky

Arielle Orlansky, 31: Director of Women’s Philanthropy at the Jewish Federation of Greater Atlanta


Jacob Ross

Jacob Ross, 33: Owner of Diamond Sky Productions LLC



Jessie Schwartzman

Jessie Schwartman, 25: JumpSpark Manager, Jewish Federation of Greater Atlanta


Joshua Spielman

Joshua Spielman, 34: Associate, Greenberg Traurig, LLP

Samantha (Sami) Tanenbaum

Samantha (Sami) Tanenbaum, 36: Director of Camp and Year-Round Programs at Aurora Day Camp


Michael S. Wilensky

Michael S. Wilensky, 39: Managing Partner of Michael S. Wilensky LLC and Georgia State Representative, House District 79


Josh Wulz

Josh Wulz, 31: Commercial real estate broker with Skyline Seven Real Estate


Hannah Zale

Hannah Zale, 32: Program Director at Congregation Gesher L’Torah and Musician


Lori Zeligman

Lori Zeligman, 38: Director of Camp Judaea

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