Our Team

Toby Einsidler, Administrator








As Controller, Simcha Shapiro oversees the financial office for Park East Synagogue and the Rabbi Arthur Schneier Park East Day School. He is responsible for all of the institution’s accounting, including memberships, billing, invoicing and payroll, as well as preparation of all financial statements, governmental and tax filings.

Prior to joining Park East in 2018, Simcha served as Controller of the Jewish Council for Public Affairs for twelve years; he has also held various accounting roles in the private sector. Simcha holds a B.S. in Accounting from the Sy Syms School of Business at Yeshiva University. He lives in Queens with his family.


Cassie VanLuvender serves as Park East’s Contact Tracer and Registration Services Manager.

Working closely with Toby Einsidler, Cassie handles administrative matters including registration and coordination for events and services.