Staff

Minna Schneider

Minna Schneider

Minna Schneider, Executive Director

Minna joined Sutton Place Synagogue in May 2007. She came to the Synagogue after many years in the non-profit world, most recently as the Director of the Mount Vernon Hotel Museum & Garden. A longstanding Manhattan resident, Minna earned a bachelor’s degree from New York University and a JD from Yeshiva University’s Cardozo School of Law. She and her husband live on Manhattan’s Upper East Side.

Email – Minna Schneider

mschneider@spsnyc.org – 212-593-3300 (ext 111)


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Harriet Janover

Harriet Janover, Director, Programming and Member Services

Our congregation benefited from Harriet’s talented and dedicated service as Executive Director for nearly 30 years, during which she played a major role in the extraordinary growth that helped Sutton Place Synagogue evolve into the major Jewish institution it is today. Harriet’s vitality, creativity and people skills are characteristics that make her ideally suited for her current role as Director of Programming and Member Services.

Email – Harriet Janover

hjanover@spsnyc.org – 212-593-3300 (ext 102)


Lesley Goldenberg

Lesley Goldenberg

Lesley Goldenberg, Education Director and Principal, Jackson Religious School

Lesley joined the SPS community in July 2005 as Principal of the Jackson Religious School. She is a graduate of List College, a joint program between Columbia University and the Jewish Theological Seminary (JTS), where she earned bachelor’s degrees in sociology and Bible. Lesley also earned a Master’s degree in Jewish Education from the Davidson School at JTS. Lesley is originally from St. Louis.

Email – Lesley Goldenberg

lgoldenberg@spsnyc.org – 212-593-3300 (ext 101)


Lindsay Bennett

Lindsay Bennett

Lindsay Bennett, Director, Kaplan Nursery School

Lindsay is returning to the SPS community in August 2015, as Director of the Kaplan Nursery School. She is a graduate of NYU, where she earned a bachelor’s degree in Social Work. She later earned a Master’s degree in Infant/Parent Development & Early Intervention, and dual certification in Early Childhood Education and Special Education from Bank Street College of Education. After 10 years away, in the field of Early Childhood Education Administration, Lindsay is excited to return to KNS. Lindsay is the mother of two young children.

Email – Lindsay Bennett

lbennett@spsnyc.org – 212-593-3300 (ext 103)