JCC Announces New Hire for Nishmah Director
Nishmah: The St. Louis Jewish Women’s Project is proud to share that Sara Winkelman has been named the next Nishmah Director, effective August 1. Sara has been an active volunteer and participant in Nishmah programming, serving as one of the founding Board Members of Nishmah and serving on several Nishmah planning committees, such as the Women’s Shabbat Retreat and Strategic Planning Committee.
“We cannot be more happy to have Sara lead Nishmah at this critical point in our history as we join the JCC family as a new program department,” says the newly installed Nishmah Chairperson Margie Hartman. “Sara has an intimate understanding and knowledge of the mission and vision of Nishmah. This passion for Nishmah, combined with her twenty plus years of professional experience working in the Jewish Community made her the obvious choice to lead us into the future.” Sara most recently served as the Assistant Director of the JCC’s Helene Mirowitz Center of Jewish Community Life where she oversaw the Helene Mirowitz Family Center, Hazon CSA, Festival of Jewish Life and other Jewish programs. As the new director of Nishmah, Sara will now solely dedicate her efforts and energy to advancing and enhancing Nishmah and its programs such as Rosh Chodesh: It’s A Girl Thing, Banot Buddies, Young Women’s Group, Women’s Salon Series, Women’s Shabbat Retreat and other programs and initiatives focusing on Jewish girls and women. For more information contact Rabbi Brad Horwitz, Director of JCC Helene Mirowitz Center of Jewish Community Life email@example.com
About Nishmah: The St. Louis Jewish Women’s Project
Nishmah inspires, engages and supports girls and women through educational, spiritual and social programming. Through a collaborative model, Nishmah strengthens the St. Louis Jewish community. The Nishmah mission will be fulfilled through creating programming that builds bridges throughout the Jewish community, providing services that enable existing organizations to develop and strengthen their women's programming and leadership, and serving as a community resource for Jewish women's interests. -- To learn more go to www.nishmah.org