Religious School Principal
Lillian Rappaport is a native of Harrisburg, PA. Her Bachelor of Arts degree, with majors in French and Spanish and minor in Hebrew, is from the University of Pittsburgh. She holds a Master of Arts in Education from New York University as well as a Master of Arts in Religious Education from Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion in New York. She has done both undergraduate and graduate work at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
In 2010, she received an honorary doctorate from Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion. She began serving as the Educational Director of Temple Ohev Sholom in 1994. She is a member of NATE, the National Association of Temple Educators.
Lillian was awarded the “D.J.R.E.” designation, which signifies the achievement of academic and professional standards of excellence as an educational leader within Reform Judaism. Her field of specialty is in Holocaust Education and she has completed special training in Holocaust Education at the Yad Vashem Holocaust Institute in Jerusalem.
Lillian is married to Ira Rappaport and is the proud mother of Joshua and Jenna.
If you’ve ever heard the expression, “If you want something done, call someone who’s busy,” it is a perfect fit for Michelle. She knows just about everything that goes on at Ohev Sholom and she is always a pleasure to deal with.
If you have questions about Ohev Sholom, call Michelle at 717-233-6459 or email her at firstname.lastname@example.org.