Sharon Sharlin Torah Fund Honoree


Grew up in Yardley, PA

  • 3rd Generation Adath Member, children are 4th Generation Adath Members
  • Synagogue very much part of our lives – family was involved in many capacities


  • Married to Ben Sharlin (who attended Adath as a child) for 13 years
  • Two children- Rachel (12 – about to become a Bat Mitzvah at Adath) and Micah (9 ½ )
  • Live in Yardley amongst a zoo of animals at home

Rider University

  • BA Print Journalism
  • Teaching Certification

Ewing Township Bd of Education

  • Teacher of the Gifted and Talented for 18 years
  • Recipient of the NJ Governor’s Teacher of the Year in 2005

Adath Israel Congregation

  • Congregant of Adath entire life
  • After becoming a Bat Mitzvah, tutored at the Religious School for several years, while mom was principal
  • Taught at Adath for several years prior to getting married
  • As own kids entered Adath’s RS, wanted to become involved again. Worked with Cara Weiss and Mica Tyberg to restart a Young Families group
  • Currently serving as Membership Chair for past 3 years
  • 3rd Consecutive year on Board of Trustees