Sarah Cohen Domont

Sarah grew up in Orange County and Ventura, and in 2003 she completed her BA in Political Science from San Francisco State University. Additionally, she has earned three degrees from American Hebrew University, including her BA in Hebrew Letters, MA in Education, and her MBA in Nonprofit Management. Sarah is currently the Director of Student Life at Santa Barbara Hillel, and lives here with her husband, Noah.

Alan Levy

Alan has been a member of the Jewish Family Service Committee for more than six years, and is the Chair. Alan grew up in Goleta, and he and his wife Lisa have been members of Congregation B’nai B’rith for many years. Alan has served as the CBB Caring Community Committee Chair since 2002, and is also a longtime Chaplain’s Assistant at Cottage Hospital. Since earning his Ph.D. in physics at UCSB in early 2006, Alan has worked as a Systems Engineer at Raytheon vision systems in Goleta.

Kenneth Rotman

Ken is a longtime Congregation B’nai B’rith Board member, serving as their Programming Vice-President, and more recently on their Executive Committee. Ken founded the very successful Sunday Morning Live program in 2005, and most recently was one of 15 delegates on the Jewish Council for Public Affairs Mission to Israel. Ken is an entrepreneur and lives in Santa Barbara with his wife, Katie.

Michael E. Nissenson

Michael is a returning Board member and past President, past Campaign Chair, past Endowment Chair, and is “an ex-everything at the Federation!” Mike is currently Chair of Moishe House, Chair of United for Literacy, on the board of the Sansum Diabetes Research Institute, and an Overseer at Hebrew Union College. Mike lives in Santa Barbara with his wife Dale.

The Bronfman Family Jewish Community Center, located at 524 Chapala St., offers a variety of classes, activities and programs which provide education, culture, recreation, and community. The JCC houses several programs: Jewish Family Service, offering counseling and social services for all;

Portraits of Survival, a photographic exhibit of local Holocaust survivors, as well as an educational program and community resource.

All of the Federation’s programs and activities are open to everyone, regardless of cultural, religious or socio-economic background.

For more information on the Jewish Federation of Greater Santa Barbara, go to or call 805.957.1115.


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