Yachad means “Together”.  Through Yachad, Rashi’s Parent Council, we as parents come together to fulfill our mission to enhance the school curriculum and support our community of children, families, teachers, staff, and school.   

Together, we organize and sponsor many events and services for the Rashi community, which we fund through our multiple fundraisers. Yachad relies entirely on parent volunteers for the success of the fundraisers and for the planning and execution of its programming and events. Whether you can make a large or small time commitment, we welcome your involvement. We look forward to working with you during the upcoming school year!

Helene Gelber and Josie Semel
Yachad Co-chairs

How We Are Organized

Yachad has a strong leadership team that oversees the various areas of our organization:

Co-chairs: Helene Gelber & Josie Semel

Budget: Lior Neiger, Erica Fine
Communications/Bulletin: Stacey Suckerman
Celebrations: Jessica Myers, Danielle Darish, Samantha Shinewald, Jen Adelson, Heather Rottenberg, Alyson Smith, Alison Fine
Kehillah/Welcoming: Ellen Berkowitz, Jaime Darsa, JulieSue Goldwasser, Anna Romanovsky, Karina Gilbert, Dara Grossman, Vikki Sherman
Room Parents: David Goldstone and Wendy Berger
Simchas and Sadness: Erica Rothschild and Nicole Cohen
Teacher Appreciation: Michelle Zisow, Rachel Dixon
Pizza Thursday - Fundraising: Jackie Waller
Pizza Captains: Stacey Suckerman, Rachel Dixon, Candice Wolk, David Singer and Jackie Waller
Challah: Alla Vigdorchik
Volunteer Appreciation Lunch: Caren Pearlman
School Photos: Michael Franck

All Rashi Families!

Services We Provide

Yachad runs many events throughout the year with the primary goal of building community among parents, families and faculty & staff at Rashi. We also support Rashi’s programming through our holiday and celebrations programming and support of classroom curriculum enrichment programming. This past year, we hosted over 20 events for children and families, provided curriculum enrichment in every grade, offered staff appreciation and support, and provided support to parents and families during times of need.

Our Fundraisers

In order to provide extensive programming, Yachad sponsors several fundraising efforts throughout the year. Our largest fundraiser is our Pizza Thursday program, which provides a pizza lunch to the children every Thursday throughout the year.