Ellen has been a member of Washington Hebrew Congregation since the 1960s. Together with her late husband Ralph F. Berlow, her children Eliza and Josh, and her three grandchildren, the Berlow family has been actively engaged with the Temple and has celebrated countless life cycle events there throughout the decades.

In addition to serving on the Board of Directors, Ellen has served on WHC committees, including Community Issues/Social Action and the EmptyNesters. She has enrolled in many of the Congregation’s adult education courses and is the co-founder of WHC Books, the Temple’s library discussion group that meets quarterly to share books and poetry on Jewish themes. She attended the most recent Union for Reform Judaism’s Biennial conference in San Diego as a WHC delegate.