Congregation Beth Israel in Scotch Plains has welcomed Aviva Tilles as its new Director of Congregational Learning. Aviva will be responsible for directing Congregation Beth Israel’s religious school, as well as overseeing its high school program, youth groups, and adult education, providing a comprehensive approach to the synagogue’s commitment to life-long learning. Congregation Beth Israel’s religious school will be offering in-person instruction as well as a remote learning track for the upcoming 2020 – 2021 school year, beginning Sunday, October 18.
Aviva Tilles comes to Congregation Beth Israel with more than two decades of experience working in the Jewish world, both as a teacher and administrator. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology and a Master’s in Public Administration from Clark University in Worcester, MA.
Aviva’s passion for Jewish education and her involvement with United Synagogue Youth (USY), the youth movement affiliated with Conservative Judaism, can be traced back