WESTERN MASS. – Elise Barber has been named the Jewish Federation of Western Mass.’ new PJ Library coordinator. Barber is a cantor and educator with an M.A. in Jewish Studies and ordination as Cantor from Hebrew College in Newton. She has worked at Temple Beth El in Springfield, the
Jewish Community of Amherst, Congregation Beth Israel in Worcester, Hillel B’nai Torah in West Roxbury, Temple Beth Zion in Brighton, and many other synagogues.
She lives in Deerfield with her husband Rabbi Ben Weiner, and their two young children.