President Marty Zelman

CBE President Marty ZelmanMeet Marty


Marty is honored to to serve as President of CBE. He and his wife Debbie joined CBE in 1999. They are the proud parents of four children and two grandsons. Their son Ben and daughter Liz became B’nai Mitzvah and were confirmed at CBE. Liz currently teaches Sunday school at CBE.

Marty was President of CBE during the 2007/2008 term. He has previously served on the CBE Executive Committee as Executive VP, Treasurer, and VP for Development. Marty has also chaired or served on numerous CBE committees including Fundraising, Finance and Budget and Long Range Planning. He was a CBE recipient of the FJMC Blue Yarmulke Man of the Year award. Marty has also served on the CBE Rabbi Negotiating Committee on multiple occasions. He is a regular service attendee and participates as a gabbai, Torah reader, and also davens.

Marty has also served as a Board Member and Treasurer for the Seaboard Region of the United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism (USCJ). He was also a member of the International Board of Directors for USCJ. Marty has coordinated the Men’s Club Holocaust Yellow Candle Program for a number of years and speaks to the 7th grade classes annually about his parents’ experiences
surviving the Holocaust.