Phyllis Bernstein is currently on the board of directors for Jewish Family Services, the NJ Jewish News, as well member of the board of trustees of Women’s Philanthropy, Jewish Community Foundation, and the Jewish Federation of Greater Metrowest NJ. She is an active member of Jewish Federation of Greater Metrowest NJ committees of Israel and Overseas, Community Relations, Allocations and Ness Foundation. She is a founding co-chair of the Federation's Israeli Arab Committee.
Phyllis is actively serving on the JCC of Central New Jersey Jewish film festival committee, the Inter-agency Task Force for Israeli Arab Issues, and the JFNA Social Venture Fund for Jewish Arab Equality and Shared Society. She is on the executive board of Partners for Progressive Israel.
She has held many positions, including United Jewish Community’s National Young Leadership Cabinet, board of Rutgers Hillel and board of Congregation Beth Israel in Scotch Plains. She is a Lion of Judah.
Phyllis served as a CPA/personal financial specialist for many years and now is going to Union Country College to make art from her heart. She is an artist who paints in oil, acrylic and mixed media, and makes jewelry.