Meet our Faculty and Ambassadors

Meet our Faculty and Ambassadors

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Our Staff

Rabbi Julie Zupan

Director, URJ Reform Jewish Outreach Boston

Rabbi Zupan serves as the Director of URJ Reform Jewish Outreach Boston and teaches in many of its programs.  She is deeply grateful for the opportunity to guide and accompany couples, individuals, and families on their spiritual journeys.
Contact Rabbi Julie: jzupan@urj.org

Joyce Schwartz

Director, Outreach & Ambassador Programs

As the Director of Outreach & Ambassador Programs, Joyce Schwartz oversees the Outreach programs such as A Taste of Judaism, Introduction to Judaism, Yours, Mine & Ours and New Beginnings; and supervises the Ambassadors for Taste & Intro. Joyce coordinates all marketing for Reform Jewish Outreach Boston and is one of the facilitators for Yours, Mine & Ours, a program designed especially for interfaith couples.
Contact Joyce: jschwartz@urj.org

Beth Kozinn

Programs Manager

Beth Kozinn, Programs Administrator, has been working with RJOB since 1995 when she first came to the URJ Northeast Council. Although she has worn many hats over the years at the URJ, working as Registrar for Introduction to Judaism and supporting Outreach has always been one of the favorite parts of her job.
Contact Beth: bkozinn@urj.org

Maria Benet

Outreach Administrative Coordinator

As our Outreach Administrative Coordinator, Maria Benet welcomes your email inquiries and program registration questions. She assists Joyce Schwartz with administration of all Outreach programs and works closely with Rabbi Julie Zupan to coordinate the Leadership Development training workshops for professionals and lay leaders. Maria is responsible for database management and online communications. In her spare time she enjoys singing with the Metropolitan Chorale.
Contact Maria: mbenet@urj.org

Julie Unger
Social Media Coordinator
junger@urj.org