ALEPH: Alliance for Jewish Renewal

P.O. Box 35118
Philadelphia, PA 19128
215.247.9700 (phone)
215.247.9703 (fax)


SooJi Min-Maranda

Executive Director
215.247.9700 ext. 240
soojim (at)

Lynda Simons

Finance and Operations Manager
215-247-9700 ext. 250
lynda (at)

Stephanie Bello

Events Manager
215.247.9700 ext. 260
stephanie (at)

Jake Sapon

Program and Communications Coordinator
215.247.9700 ext. 213
jake (at)

ALEPH Ordination Program (AOP)

Rabbi Marcia Prager

AOP Dean & Director
ordination (at)

Ming Shem Lu

AOP Administrator
215.247.9700 ext. 210
ming (at)

Hazzan Diana Brewer

AOP Admissions Officer
215.247.9700 ext. 216
admissions (at)

Program Directors


Rabbi Shefa Gold and Rachmiel O’Regan (at) 

Embodying Spirit En-Spiriting Body

Rabbi Diane Elliot
diane.elliot (at)
Rabbi Diane is currently on sabbatical.

Organic Torah

Rabbi Natan Margalit and Jake Sapon
215.247.9700 ext. 212
nmargalit (at)
jake (at)




Kallah Support
215.247.9700 ext. 230
kallah (at)

Please Note: Military and Prison Chaplain Requests for kosher food, holiday supplies, and social services should be referred to the unrelated Aleph Institute.

Meet Our Board

Meet the Academic Vaad