Liz Offenbach is the Associate Executive Director of Park Avenue Synagogue. From May 2011–July 2015, Liz was Park Avenue Synagogue’s Director of Synagogue Programming where she oversaw adult learning opportunities and events. Liz initiated several new adult learning programs, including the Park Avenue Synagogue Conversation, the Women’s Seder, the Women’s Trip to Israel, the Adult Learning Retreat and the Florence Melton School of Adult Jewish Learning graduate program.
Previously, Liz served as Director of Program at the Jewish Outreach Institute, where she developed and implemented programs for intermarried families and others on the periphery of the Jewish community, working with Jewish institutions throughout North America. Prior to the Jewish Outreach Institute, Liz worked at an advertising agency, in the television industry and at several publications. Liz earned a Master in Public Administration from Baruch College, part of the City University of New York, and a Bachelor of Arts from New York University, majoring in journalism & mass communication and Jewish history & civilization.
When not at Park Avenue Synagogue, Liz enjoys spending time with her family, running, reading and baking.