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Rabbi Stephanie Aaron

Rabbi Stephanie Aaron has led her congregation, Congregation Chaverim, for over 35 years.  Rabbi Aaron is married to Dr Jack Aaron. She has accompanied  him on his medical missions to Costa Rica, Brazil and Kenya. She is the mother of four children and she’s been blessed with two grandchildren Harry and Aaron. For many years Harry,  who is five, was in charge of smiles on the upper West side in Manhattan. Aaron his 18 month year old brother, is following in his footsteps. Rabbi Aaron has led trips to Poland and Israel on the journey called the March of the living for the past 16 years. She does this out of her dedication and belief that we must take a stand against prejudice, hatred, violence, bigotry, and discrimination. She is a member of three book clubs, and she is a constant advocate for the power of literacy in all of lives. Rabbi Aaron  enjoys studying Torah, reading, and growing  hibiscus amd other flowers and plants both  indoors and outdoors in her free time. She is proud to be a third generation Rotarian, the first woman  in  her family to be a Rotarian.
She is also a graduate of the University of Arizona.


Cantorial Soloist Diana Povolotskaya

Diana will be joining Chaverim for our High Holy Day services.

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Cantorial Soloist Emeritus, Diana Povolotskoya

Meet Us

Staff and Leadership

We are lucky to have such a fantastic group of individuals dedicated to the Chaverim family. If you’re interested in taking a more active role in shaping the future of congregation, let us know! We look look forward to your help.


  • Rabbi Stephanie Aaron
  • Education Director, Rabbi Stephanie Aaron
  • Cantorial Soloist, Lisa Friedman
  • Office Manager, Christina Maxa

Board Members

  • Allen Brailey, President
  • Suzanne Baron Helming, Treasurer
  • Alma Hernandez
  • Rick Oestreich,
  • Bob Schwartz
  • Judy Weymouth
Fri, September 24 2021 18 Tishrei 5782