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Marcia Newfeld, Executive Director

MarciaMarcia has been in the field for more than 28 years. She served as Beth Sholom’s executive director from 1992 to 2004 and, during part of her tenure, as director of the Beth Sholom Day School and head of the Early Childhood Center. After an eight-year hiatus, during which she served as executive director at two other Maryland synagogues, Marcia returned to Beth Sholom in June 2011.

Marcia is the heart of Beth Sholom. She is integral to the day-to-day business of running the congregation, interacts with congregants on a daily basis, coordinates life cycle events and even volunteers for bingo. 

She earned a bachelor’s degree in English from Monmouth College in Illinois, and has done graduate work in administrative management at The George Washington University and in school administration at Hood College in Frederick. In 2002, Marcia completed a fellowship in synagogue administration. 

Marcia lives in the Frederick area with her husband, Peter. They have two grown children and one adorable grandson.

To contact Marcia, call 301-663-3437 or email her at mnewfeld@bethsholomfrederick.org.


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