Debbie Chessin, Director of Education

debbie_chesin_250Debbie Chessin brings over a decade of secular and religious school teaching experience to Beth Israel-The West Temple. She has served as the Education Director at our congregation for more than eight years. In addition to her work in Jewish and Hebrew Studies at Tel Aviv University, she has degrees in Law and Sociology. She oversees the religious school program of Beth Israel-The West Temple, and teaches some classes, while also planning and implementing education programming for the entire congregation.

Debbie also enjoys spending time with her family. She has been married to her husband Dan for more than thirty years, and together they have three adult children, Brian, Jordan and Carly, along with their two standard poodles. In her spare time, Debbie enjoys traveling, reading, and cooking cuisines from around the world.