Our Leadership

Sinai is fortunate to have many members who have stepped forward into positions of leadership. Executive Committee members and Board members set policy for the Temple, make personnel decisions, and, in general, work to strengthen Sinai internally and as a part of the Chicago community.

Officer’s Council: 2022 – 2023

 Alec Harris– President
Barbara Markoff-Eggener– Vice President
Susan Lucas– Vice President
Jacki Torshen– Secretary
Jason Taylor – Treasurer

Board of Trustees: 2022 – 2023

Ellie Bahrmasel
Marc Berman
Howard Gossage
Kyle Haverback
Penny Pollack
Mike Rosenthal
Alexandra Salomon
Larry Schor
Betty Signer
Joshua Silverman
Emily Stone
Christine Tepper
Alison Tothy, M.D.
   

President’s Advisory Counsel: 2022 – 2023

Donna Barrows
Peter Bensinger, Jr.
Alec Harris
Norman Hirsch
Susan Lucas
Michael Mannis

Bruce Miller
Victoria Woolner Samuels
Mark Segal 
Bruce Stern
Errol Stone
Jack Tovin                                              Alison Tothy, M.D.

   

Past Presidents

Benjamin Schoenemann ז״ל
1861-63
J.M. Stine ז״ל
1863-65
Godfrey Snydacker ז״ל
1865: 1877-78: 1880-83
Simon Florsheim ז״ל
1867-68
Elias Greenebaum ז״ל
1868-70
Gustave Eliel ז״ל
1870-73
Berthold Loewenthal ז״ל
1873-77: 1878-79: 1883-86
Morris Selz ז״ל
1879-1880
Joseph L. Gatzert ז״ל
1886-96
Albert Fishell ז״ל
1896-99
Adolph Loeb ז״ל
1899-1902

Harry Hart ז״ל
1902-06
M.E. Greenebaum ז״ל
1906-32
Dr. Robert Sonnenschein ז״ל
1932-38
Albert L. Ellbogen ז״ל
1938-42
Edgar N. Greenebaum ז״ל
1942-46
Joseph Rosenberg ז״ל
1946-50
Richard L. Gutstadt
1950-54
Harvey Kaplan ז״ל
1954-56
Noah B. Levin ז״ל
1956-58
Jerome J. Friedman ז״ל
1958-61
Louis I. Ascher ז״ל
1961-66

Stanley L. Jarrow ז״ל
1966-69
Henry L. Freund
1969-74
Marvin Weintraub ז״ל
1974-78: 1983-84
Albert J. Ellbogen ז״ל
1979-80
Howard A. Sulkin ז״ל
1980-83
Jules N. Stiffel
1984-86
Robert D. Kestnbaum ז״ל
1986-88
Miriam S. Letchinger ז״ל
1989-91
Bruce C. Stern
1991-93
Joan Hirsch Epstein ז״ל
1994-96
Donna Barrows
1996-98

Victoria Woolner Samuels
1998-2000
Errol L. Stone
2000-03
Mark Segal
2003-05
Alec Harris
2005-07
Jack D. Tovin
2007-09
Peter B. Bensinger, Jr.
2009-12
Michael Mannis
2012-14
Bruce Miller
2014-17
Susan Lucas
2017-20 Alison Tothy, M.D.
2020-22

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