The United Synagogue Council elected four Trustees at a council meeting at St John’s Wood Synagogue.
Current Trustees Dr Nicola Rosenfelder (South Hampstead United Synagogue) and Jacqui Zinkin (Golders Green United Synagogue) were re-elected for a second term of four years. Tristan Nagler (Hendon United Synagogue) and Simon Mitchell (Borehamwood and Elstree United Synagogue) were elected for the first time.
Rosenfelder is a consultant in neuro-oncology at The Royal Marsden Hospital in London. She is married to Michael Coren and they have 4 children. Before retiring, Zinkin was Director of postgraduate Business Studies at the University of Westminster. She is married to Peter and they have 2 children and 3 grandchildren.
Nagler is a former Honorary Officer of Hendon United Synagogue and leads the UK office of international private equity investment firm, Aurelius.
He is married to Elizabeth and they have three children. Mitchell is the past Chair of Borehamwood and Elstree United Synagogue and is currently the EMEA (Europe, the Middle East and Africa) Head of Sale Strategy and Operations at Amazon Web Services. He is married to Deborah and they have a teenage daughter.
Professor Andrew Eder (Stanmore and Canons Park United Synagogue) and Barry Shaw (Borehamwood and Elstree United Synagogue) stepped down at the meeting having served two terms.
In 2025, when the charity is 155 years old, The United Synagogue will elect a new President in 2025 when Michael Goldstein will step down having served two terms.
Current United Synagogue President, Michael Goldstein, said: “I’m delighted to welcome Simon and Tristan to the United Synagogue Trustee Board and am also delighted that Jacqui and Nicola have been re-elected to serve another term.
“Together we will ensure the United Synagogue continues to serve the British Jewish community in the widest possible way and I am looking forward to our first Trustee meeting together after the summer. I also want to pay tribute to Andrew and Barry for their years of service to the United Synagogue and thank them for their enormous contribution. You will be missed.”
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