Rabbi Eric Polokoff is B’nai Israel’s founding rabbi, serving the congregation since 1997. He gives great attention to his roles as a teacher, pastor, speaker and community leader. His interests and activities begin locally and extend beyond our community: Moderator of the Southbury Clergy Association, Trustee of the Connecticut Community Foundation, Executive Committee of CT ADL and the ADL National Commission. Rabbi Eric lives in Southbury with his wife; they have two adult children. Contact Rabbi Eric at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Abby Peklo was delighted to be named Education Director in August 2016. She has extensive experience teaching at B’nai Israel Religious School. She is passionate about teaching the contemporary Jewish American experience, the history of Jewish immigration, Holocaust studies, the founding of modern Israel, Jewish values and environmentalism. Contact Abby at 203.267.3396 or
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