Janet Rosenblum joined the Beit T’Shuvah staff as the director of advancement in the spring of 2016. She has worked extensively in fundraising and public relations, and served as the director of development for Sinai Akiba Academy, an affiliate of Sinai Temple, for 13 years prior to joining Beit T’Shuvah. Janet was instrumental in building the school’s comprehensive fundraising program, including annual giving, capital campaigns, and their first formal endowment initiative known as Generations.
At Beit T’Shuvah, Janet oversees the department responsible for raising the funds needed to supplement Beit T’Shuvah’s operating budget. This ensures that the organization can stay true to its mission of helping anyone in need, regardless of their ability to pay for treatment.
Janet began her career as a deputy to Congressman Mel Levine in his Washington D.C. office, and later served as the chief of staff for his district office in Los Angeles. She has served on the boards of both Sinai Akiba Academy and the L.A. Jewish Federation. Janet is a graduate of the Wexner Heritage Foundation, a Jewish learning and leadership development program. Janet has presented at NAIS (National Association of Independent Schools), the PEJE (Partnership for Jewish Education) and the 501C Fundraising conferences. She has also been recognized for her work in alumni relations and endowment building. Janet is a graduate of the University of Southern California with a Bachelor of Arts in journalism/public relations, and is married to Robert Rosenblum. They have two children, Michael, who is married to Jamie, and Sarah.