Meet the Administrators
Rabbi Ariel Boxman
Director of Temple Shalom Preschool
Rabbi Ariel Boxman is the rabbi educator here at Temple Shalom where she directs and develops all educational programs for the congregation, including the preschool. In addition to this, Boxman serves as one of the spiritual leaders of the congregation officiating at lifecycle events and leading Shabbat and Holiday worship services. Rabbi Boxman grew up in the Caribbean and currently lives in Naples with her husband Asher and two young boys, Jacob (3) and Matan (1). Boxman earned her Rabbinic Ordination in 2012 and her Masters in Jewish Education in 2013. In her free time Boxman enjoys going to the beach, taking aerial silks classes, and trying new restaurants in town.
Julie Fischer is originally from New Jersey where she studied early childhood development before moving to Naples in 2012. Julie spent six years in retail management where she gained valuable experience in customer satisfaction and engagement. In 2017, Julie switched careers to assume the position of receptionist at Temple Shalom where the rapidly growing congregation allowed her the opportunity to use her customer service skills. Soon after, Julie found herself in the position of religious school administrative assistant as well, assisting Rabbi Boxman with the day to day operations of the religious school. Julie is excited to take on the position of preschool administrative assistant for Temple Shalom Preschool. In her free time, Julie enjoys running, going to the beach and watching the New York Yankees.