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LISA PINCUS HAMROFF, Office Manager/Exec. Assistant to the Rabbi

Lisa has joined TAA as the Office Manager.  In her previous position, Lisa served as the Director of Member Engagement at the Shames JCC in Tarrytown, NY.

This position's responsibilities include ensuring smooth operations within the facility, working with the Rabbi and Temple board members on day-to-day activities, and working in conjunction with the Jewish Federation to publicize programming and events.  She is our guide in maintaining the various and sundry tasks necessary to maintain the vitality of the congregation.

Lisa served as a member of the  URJ Eisner/Crane Lake board from 2012 through 2019.  Lisa was a member of Temple Beth El of Northern Westchester in Chappaqua, NY for 15 years where she served as Membership chair and on the Executive board.  

Lisa can be reached, by phone, at the Temple office (413) 442-5910 or email

alan gold, dds, music Director

A versatile and gifted musician and composer, Dr. Alan Gold has been the Temple's music director and accompanist since 1995.

In addition to providing piano accompaniment for our Shabbat services, Alan also directs the Temple's Adult Volunteer Choir, a dedicated group of singers who enrich the High Holy Days and special events with beautiful song.  Among the many programs Alan has performed for and directed at the Temple include our Chanukah parties, Religious School Shabbat services, and our annual Purimspiel.

When Alan isn't seated at his keyboard delighting our ears with beautiful song, he practices general dentistry in Pittsfield and plays for many local bands and organizations.

Alan can be reached by calling the Temple office at (413) 442-5910, or by email at

dave wallace, facilities manager

Dave joined Temple Anshe Amunim as our part-time Facilities Manager in Spring of 2011.

Dave is responsible for the day-to-day upkeep of the interior and exterior of our physical plant, and has inititated many new aesthetical changes during his tenure with us, most notably the improvement of our sanctuary spotlights and foyer track lighting.  Dave has also been instrumental in the renovation of our kitchen pantry and upstairs classrooms, completed in the summer/early fall of 2012 and most recently the oversight of our accessibility project and renovations.

When not working, Dave is an avid softball player and a diehard New York Yankees fan.

Dave lives in Pittsfield with his wife Jane and their two children.

Dave can be reached by calling the Temple office at (413) 442-5910 or by email at

Wed, October 5 2022 10 Tishrei 5783