Mission and Leadership

Mission Statement

Young Israel of Century City (“YICC”) strives for excellence. The Shul’s primary purposes are: to offer an uplifting spiritual prayer experience; to impart a wide-ranging education of Torah Judaism and Religious Zionism; and to inspire its members to live a life of learning, leadership, and involvement in the Jewish community and society at large. YICC values the inclusion of people of all ages, embracing its members and guests in a warm and welcoming environment.


Rabbi: Rabbi Elazar R. Muskin
NCSY- Associate Rabbi: Rabbi James Proops
President: Gil Goldschein
Chair of The Board: Kathi Barnhard
Vice President: Moshe Buchman, Youth Program
Treasurer: Aric Zamel
Recording Secretary: Ben Orlanski
Gabbai, Main Sanctuary: Joshua Pollack (gabbai@yicc.org)
Gabbai, Hashkama Minyan: Dr. Larry Platt
Gabbai, 9:30 Minyan: Evan Anziska
Administrator: Rebekah Jalali
Administrative Assistant: Varda Amar
Youth Director: Jonathan Ravanshenas
Teen Leader: Rabbi David Block

Members of the Board

Jeff Astrof
Nancy Gofman
Laurie Hirt
Asher Hoffman
Yitzy Katz
Adam Lewis
David Ring
Matthew Schames
David Schultz
Yosef Segal
Judith Smith
Geri Wiener
Phillip Wintner

Past Presidents Serving on Board:

Dr. Mark Goldenberg
Joey Goldstein
Dr. Emanuel Gottlieb
Alan Schoenfeld
Daniel Silverman
Allan Sternberg
Alan Teichman

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