Eric Nussbaum, Executive Director
Eric joined the JCCH as Executive Director in October 2015. Prior to that, he served as Executive Director of the Conservative Synagogue Adath Israel of Riverdale in the Bronx, New York. Before transitioning to Jewish communal work, Eric spent more than 20 years in management positions in marketing and retail. He has an MBA from New York University and a BA in English from the State University of New York at Buffalo.
Eric is married to Rabbi Fredda Cohen, who serves as a chaplain at White Plains Hospital and as the Sharfman Westchester Chaplain for the New York Board of Rabbis. They have two children, Daniel, a surgical resident at Duke University, and Sarah, a teacher in New York City.
In his free time, Eric enjoys listening to an eclectic variety of music, hiking and bike riding, and, depending on the season, watching college basketball and football. Eric and Fredda live in White Plains, New York, where they are members of both Bet Am Shalom Synagogue and Temple Israel of White Plains.