Religious Life

Amanda Awend

Director of Young Families Engagement


Amanda Awend is the Director of Young Families Engagement at Beth El Synagogue and has worked at Beth El since 2008 with children and their families from babies all the way through 4th grade. Amanda has a degree in Jewish Studies from the University of Wisconsin. Amanda has a love of music and created two albums of original Jewish music with her husband Berek called “Jewish Americana” and “Peace & Harmony.”

They have two wonderful children who are both graduates of the Aleph Preschool.