Rabbi David E. Greenberg, Senior Rabbi
Rabbi David E. Greenberg grew up in San Francisco, California. He received a BA from the University of California in Los Angeles (UCLA) in 1972, and a Master of Hebrew Letters degree from Hebrew Union College in Los Angeles in 1976. After completing rabbinic school in New York, Rabbi Greenberg became the “weekend student Rabbi” at Temple Shaaray Tefila in Bedford, New York. Rabbi Greenberg received his rabbinical ordination from Hebrew Union College in 1978.
Temple Shaaray Tefila continues to grow and flourish under the outstanding leadership of Rabbi David Greenberg . For so many, he is a source of inspiration and an example of dedication to our most worthy Jewish values and teachings.
Rabbi Greenberg lives in Mt. Kisco with his wife, Cindy, and they are blessed with three children, Alisa, Amanda, and Jared and grandchildren Mason, Harper & Jagger.
Rabbi Jason Nevarez, RJE, Rabbi
Rabbi Jason Nevarez, originally from New York City, graduated from the Bronx High School of Science, and went to the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, where he received his BA. Rabbi Nevarez was ordained by the Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion in New York, where he earned Master’s degrees in Hebrew Literature and Religious Education, and was the recipient of a number of scholarships, in addition to several academic prizes in Jewish education. Rabbi Nevarez held residencies and internships at Larchmont Temple , Larchmont, NY, Temple Beth Emeth, Ann Arbor, MI, and here at Temple Shaaray Tefila, Bedford NY, where he currently serves as Rabbi. Prior to entering Rabbinical School, he served as a Youth Director at synagogues in Connecticut and Michigan, and also as a Regional Director for NFTY (North American Federation of Temple Youth).
At Temple Shaaray Tefila, Rabbi Nevarez has had the opportunity to do outreach, educational, and social justice work both in Israel and Nicaragua. He has also been able to marry his global learning experiences with his passion for youth work and education. He continues to help foster a congregation of learners, and enjoys working closely with families in individual/family pastoral counseling. Rabbi Nevarez is an alum of the STAR (Synagogues: Transformation and Renewal) Executive Leadership Program, and currently leads the Northern Westchester Interfaith Council.
Rabbi Nevarez lives in Goldens Bridge with his wife, Nicole, his partner and lifelong friend, and their two children, Ethan and Sophie.
Rabbi Stacy Bergman, Assistant Rabbi
Rabbi Stacy Bergman is the Assistant Rabbi at Temple Shaaray Tefila in Bedford Corners, NY.
In her role at the synagogue, Rabbi Bergman leads worship on Shabbat and holidays. She initiated an outreach program to the broader Northern Westchester community that includes holiday celebrations, adult education and social action opportunities. Rabbi Stacy (as she is known in the community) works with the B’nai Mitzvah students and families to prepare them for their sacred day. She leads the synagogue’s Sisterhood in educational, social and spiritual programming and participates in all aspects of synagogue life.
Rabbi Stacy grew up in Baltimore, MD in a Modern Orthodox congregation. She attended Tufts University where she studied Religion and Political Science and was a member of Hillel. For Rabbinic School, Rabbi Stacy attended Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion, a Reform Seminary. Prior to joining the clergy team at Temple Shaaray Tefila Rabbi Stacy worked as the Assistant Director of Program for the Union for Reform Judaism, as the Jewish Life Coordinator at the Rosenthal JCC and as the Assistant Rabbi at Temple Beth El in Chappaqua, NY. She served as a consultant for Synagogue 2000 and wrote a curriculum on Judaism and Childbirth.
Rabbi Stacy lives in Armonk, NY with her husband Andrew and three children, Hannah, Jonah and Nathaniel.