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Congregation Brothers of Israel

L'dor Vador—From Generation to Generation since 1883
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Enjoy thESE VideoS of Our RELIGIoUS SCHOOL

Rabbi Howard Hersch  RELIGIOUS School Staff


Amy Deutsch

Amy Deutsch has been working with young children
in an educational setting for two decades. Amy
enjoyed teaching on the elementary level in the public sector but found her true passion in Jewish Education. She spent ten years as a head teacher and
preschool director at Beth Zion Beth Israel in
Philadelphia, where she created and grew a dynamic preschool program. A mother to three children, 
Amy leads our Sunday Preschool program, MERRY MENSCH-KINS. She is looking forward to engaging
your children with interactive and fun activities!






Janet Barudin

Janet Barudin has been a member of Congregation Brothers of Israel for over 30 years and has taught in our religious school for about 20 years.  Janet lives in Ewing, NJ where she is a retired teacher. She volunteers at Lore Elementary School where she once taught.  Most of her years in the Rabbi Howard Hersch Religious School have  been spent teaching fifth graders, but Janet has also taught third grade and is now teaching fourth grade.  
Both of her grown children are “graduates” of the religious school. Jeffrey is now living in Philadelphia and is the Director of Instrumental Music ay Abington Friends School.Jenny travels to colleges and universities around the country representing On Campus Marketing.  Jenny lives in Ewing with her husband, Luke, and her two children, Reese and Oliver.  Janet’s great joy, in addition to spending time with her twin grandchildren, is sharing her love of Judaism with our youngsters, as they develop into members of Klal Yisrael.

Click on Janet's Picture To See Her Tribute Book As J.E.A. Teacher of Excellence 


Haley Lester

Haley Lester grew up ay CBOI and is a graduate of the   Rabbi Howard Hersch Religious School. She was a  tutor  from 8th grade through high school. Last year Haley was the 3rd grade teaching assistant She is a recent graduate of  The College of New Jersey (TCNJ) with a masters in school  counseling and a certificate in student assistance  counseling. Haley is currently seeking her perfect fit as a counselor in Elementary or Middle School. This past summer she worked as a senior camp counselor at Camp Ruach at the JCC in Bridgewater with campers entering 7th through 9th grade. In her free time she enjoys hiking and playing tennis with her family, spending time with her friends, and watching The Flash, Marvel TV shows and a variety of anime. Haley is thrilled to be back working at the Howard Hersch Religious School again and to stary working with all of her students both past and future!





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Sun, July 14 2024 8 Tammuz 5784