Adam Rubin began work as the rabbi of Beth Tikvah Congregation in the summer of 2017. Before that he was assistant rabbi at Congregation Beth Shalom in Seattle. He was born and raised in Southern California. After working as a Jewish historian for over a decade, his passion for Jewish religious and communal life led him to leave academia to become a rabbi. Adam is married to Judith Schleyer; they have two children, Elior and Na’amah. He loves film, theatre, and baseball (especially the Dodgers), is learning how to pronounce and spell words the Canadian way, and is a recovering political junkie.
Via the former Soviet Union, Israel and Winnipeg, Kate arrived on the West Coast in the spring of 2019. Kate is a dynamic individual who enjoys a variety of social and cultural events, as well as practicing yoga, meditation, reading in the park and writing in coffee shops. Kate believes that life is about the people you meet and the things you create together. She is passionate about philosophy, psychology, spirituality and their exploration through our Jewish tradition.
Yvette was born and raised in Israel, moved to Vancouver 21 years ago.
Yvette & her husband Alon, have two daughters Danielle and Amber.
Yvette started her career in Canada with Elizabeth Arden as a make up artist; growing with the company until she became an Account Executive, managing over 90 stores in Southern Alberta and B.C. interior.
Yvette is bringing her flare for design and knowledge of business to Beth Tikvah with the goal of creating fun and exciting programs for our congregation as well as attracting new families.
Stacey has been cooking for the Jewish community for over 25 years! You might have had her delicious cookies and Caesar salad at both Camp Solomon Schechter or at Camp Miriam. When she is not in the kitchen, she is cheering on the Seahawks and the Canucks! You should come by the Shul for Kiddush and taste her signature dishes- they are to die for!