Jane Gudelsky Aronoff is a founding member and was the first female president of Temple Kol Emeth in Marietta, GA. She continues to be involved with the congregation today. In 2004, she became active in the reform movement as the Union for Reform Judaism’s MUM co-chairperson for the Southeast region and in 2007 she was chosen as the Savannah regional biennial co-chair. In 2005 Jane was elected to the URJ North American Board of Directors. Jane was elected president of the URJ, Southeast Council in November 2008. She then became chair of the South District of the URJ and served in that position until January 2013. She has served on a multitude of committees and was Vice Chair for the Maintenance of Union Membership (MUM) committee and chairperson of the Taskforce on New Trustee Engagement.
Jane has served on the national board of Women of Reform Judaism (WRJ). Jane is currently President-Elect of the Jewish Education Loan Fund, an organization that provides no interest loans of last resort to Jewish students for higher education.
Jane supports the Jewish Women’s Fund in Atlanta and has served on the Atlanta board of PJ Library.
A law librarian by profession, for 19 years, Jane owned Library Specialists, Inc. a library management company that she sold in 2003. She retired in 2008 as Publisher of Family Enterprise Publishing. Jane earned her bachelor’s degree from Boston University and her Masters in Library Science from Simmons College.
Jane lives in Marietta, GA with her husband Craig. They have three grown children and five grandchildren.