Executive Board

The Executive Board has the legal fiduciary responsibility for the operations of the EUPJ, is the decision-making body and is responsible for ensuring that the Management Committee conducts the business of the EUPJ in accordance with the principles, policies and procedures approved by the European Assembly from time to time.

Members of the Executive Board:

Leslie Bergman

Honorary Life President

Ruth Cohen

Honorary Life President

Gordon Smith


Rabbi Andrew Goldstein

Vice President

Sonja Guentner


Miriam Kramer

Vice President

Michael Reik

Vice-Chair - Israel & Twinning

David Pollak

Vice-Chair - Finance

John Cohen

Vice-Chair - Governance

Rabbi René Pfertzel

EUPJ Rabbinic Assembly Chair

David Bernstein

Board - Switzerland

Joyce Bigio

Board - Italy

Marek Jezowski

Board - Poland

Peter Jossi

Board - Switzerland

Dan Rattan

Board - UpJ, Germany

Rabbi Edward van Voolen

Board - Abraham Geiger College

Sven Parsser

Board - Netherlands

Isobel Sol

Board - Netherlands

Rabbi Deborah Kahn-Harris

Board - Leo Baeck College

Rabbi Jackie Tabick

Board - European Beit Din (EBD)

John Clark

Board - Austria

Gilbert Lederman

Board - Belgium

Jonathan Wootliff

Board - Czech Republic

Arthur Buchman

Board - Denmark

Marc Konczaty

Board - Assemblée du Judaïsme Libéral (AJL) France

Celia Naval

Board - Assemblée du Judaïsme Libéral (AJL) France

Tamàs Gróf

Board - Hungary

David Weis

Board - Luxembourg


Board - Liberal Judaism UK (LJ)

Robert Weiner

Vice President

Rabbi Menno ten Brink

Vice-Chair - Education & Interfaith
Supported by:

Andrew Hart

Legal Adviser

Deborah Grabiner