Front Office

Welcome to Beth Miriam


We have an amazing staff here dedicated to just one thing: serving you as an integral part of our Jewish community.

Rabbi Cy Stanway: Rabbi at Temple Beth Miriam since 1998. Previously, he served congregations in Hattiesburg, Mississippi from 1987-1990, Las Cruces, New Mexico from 1990-1998 and has been in Elberon ever since. In addition to leading the congregation, Rabbi Stanway is active in the general community and extended Jewish community.  He is an amateur radio operator (K2CYS). Rabbi Stanway’s e-mail is


Stella Jeruzalmi Stanway: The administrator and Principal of our Religious School and, until January 2015, the director of the Temple Youth Groups, SALTY, SALTeens, and Tam-Tams. Mrs. Stanway has a Masters in Educational Administration as well as several other educational degrees. She is a fluent Spanish, Ladino, and Hebrew speaker and has and extensive Jewish day school education. She is a certified teacher in New Jersey, New Mexico, Texas and Mississippi.


Cantor Marnie Camhi has served Temple Beth Miriam since 2012. She was ordained as a Cantor from the Debbie Friedman School of Sacred Music of Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion in 2006. She is a member of the American Conference of Cantors (ACC). Prior to TBM, she served congregations throughout New York and New Jersey. Cantor Camhi also composes music and writes Purim Spiels that are performed at TBM and throughout the United States and internationally. You can contact Cantor Camhi:



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