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Dr. Amir Baron

Dr. Amir Baron came to the Aventura Turnberry Jewish in 1990 as Executive Vice President, after serving 14 years as Director of Education of Temple Emanu-El and the Lehrman Day School in Miami Beach.  He is the recipient of the Distinguished Jewish Educator Award of the World Zionist Organization, bestowed upon him for 20 years of professional achievements and community service to the American Jewish community.  He is also a recipient of The Shazar Prize, presented to him by the President of Israel, the honorable Chaim Herzog, in recognition of the quality and level of excellence he achieved with the Lehrman Day School.
 
Dr. Baron received his doctoral degree and Master of Arts degree in Education from the University of Pittsburgh.  He also holds a Master of Science degree in Computer Science, which he earned at Barry University in Miami.  He received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Education from Bar-Ilan University, Ramat-Gan, Israel.
 
In July 2015, after 26 years of full time devotion to the Aventura Turnberry Jewish Center and Tauber Academy, Dr. Amir Baron retired from his position with ATJC and took on the new role of Executive Vice President Emeritus.  In this new capacity, Dr. Baron works part time as a consultant and advisor in a variety of areas, including fundraising, guest speakers, and general programming. 
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