Director of Jewish Family Life
Commission for Jewish Education of the Palm Beaches
Amy Bergman has worked in both the business and the non-profit sectors for nearly twenty years. Originally from Miami, Florida, Amy received her Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing from the University of Massachusetts in Amherst. She is currently serving as the Director of Jewish Family Life at the Friedman Commission for Jewish Education in the Palm Beaches. In this role, she oversees her community’s PJ Library® program, in addition to her work as a concierge – connecting young families raising Jewish children to local synagogues and institutions. Amy has designed and created educational, traveling curriculum projects for her community, bringing PJ Library® main characters alive in interactive kits with rich curriculum enhancement materials and resources. In her spare time, Amy also works in the PJ Library® Home Office Community Engagement Department as part of a team dedicated to building a cooperative network among a cadre of more than 200 PJ Library® Program Professionals around the world while designing relevant resources to support them. Previously, Amy worked as a Program Director at the JCC where she supervised the Cultural Arts, Special Events and Adult Departments. During her six-year tenure there, she planned the community’s Israel Fest 50 Celebration and the Annual Jewish Book Fair which included literary programs for all ages. Amy and her husband, along with their two daughters, live in Wellington, Florida.