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Directors and Staff

The year round leadership team at Perlman Camp has numerous years of Jewish camping experience. We are diverse group with camping, social work, education, marketing, design and business experience blended with a passion for Jewish youth summer experiences!

Rachel Levine – Camp Director

Rachel has been calling Perlman Camp home since 2010. Growing up in Southern California, she has been involved in Jewish overnight camping since her first summer at Camp JCA Shalom in Malibu in 1992. Rachel has a Masters Degree in Social Work and Certificate in Jewish Communal Service from the Wurzweiler School at Yeshiva University, and a Bachelors Degree in Psychology from the University of Michigan. Rachel lives in Maryland with her husband Brad, son Nathan, who spent his first summer at Perlman at just six months old, and daughter Callie, who is excited for her first summer at camp!

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Abe Fertig-Cohen – Assistant Director of Programming

Abe grew up in New Jersey and first attended Perlman Camp in 2002. Since then, Abe has spent the last 17 summers at Perlman as camper and staff, working in many different areas. Abe received his BA in Geological Sciences from SUNY Geneseo in 2016, and now lives in Washington, D.C.

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 Ariel Rehr – Assistant Director of Operations

Ariel grew up in New York, and has called Perlman Camp home since 2001. She received her BA in Sociology and Journalism from the University at Albany. She has held many different positions as a staff member at Perlman including Head Counselor, Division Leader, and Assistant Program Director. Ariel is excited to bring this extensive knowledge of camp to the role of Assistant Director of Operations.

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Candice Goldstein – Judaics Director

Candice has been the Judaic Director at Perlman since the Summer of 2011. In 2016, she joined the year-round team.  She has been a professional Jewish and Israel educator since 2005. Candice loves that her camp role lets her share her passion for these topics with campers and counselors.  

Candice grew up in Dallas and was a counselor at Greene Family Camp in Bruceville, TX. She received an undergraduate degree in Political Science and Speech Communication from Texas State University after which she went to Bulgaria and taught English for two years. She then earned a Masters degree in International Political Economics from Leeds University, followed by a Graduate Certificate in Education from American University.  Never one to stop learning, she is currently earning a Graduate certificate in Israel and Education at George Washington University in conjunction with the I-Center. Candice lives in Maryland with her husband and her 3 children who attend Perlman Camp and firmly believe in “10 for 2”!.

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Lynn Robinson – Business Manager

Lynn Robinson, CPA, joined the team in 2007 as the Business Manager. Lynn received her Bachelors of Science in Retailing from the University of Wisconsin at Madison. She has served as Financial Administrator on a multi-million dollar Department of Energy contract for a Fortune 500 company, worked as an accountant for a Maryland CPA firm, and acted as a Committee Chair for the JCC of Greater Washington’s Annual Book Festival. Lynn is a native of the Washington area and lives in Maryland with her husband and two daughters (who both have grown up at Perlman!).

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Board of Directors

The Perlman community is fortunate to have the insightful guidance and governance of an amazing Board of Directors. With parents, alumni, donors, and founding families, Perlman’s Board is a diverse representation of the full Perlman community. We are so grateful to following passionate and dedicated members of our Board:

Rhoda Barish
Stacey Berner
Jeff Chernosky
Russell Friedman
Matt Grossman
Robyn Judelsohn
Steve Katz
Andy Kaufman
Katie Kohn
Rebecca Kotok
Michael Krasny
Sam Lichtenfeld
Steve Marcus
Andrea Marmon
Ted Perlman
Amy Reiss Pearce
David Rittberg
Ron Sonenthal
Danielle Weinstein
Harrell Wittenstein