Director of Leadership and Training
Ruth has held positions in Jewish and nonprofit organizations ranging from academic institutions and government agencies to synagogues, volunteer organizations and camps. She has been a teacher, consultant, counselor, writer, business owner and artist. In addition, she is a blogger and writes posts about Judaism, leadership and outreach strategies. Ruth has a Master’s Degree in Counseling from New York University and undergraduate degrees in Fine Arts and Psychology from American University. She is currently a student in the doctoral program for Jewish Education at Gratz College. Ruth serves on the Philadelphia Board of Hadassah as the Vice-President of Strategic Planning, and on the Advisory Council of InterfaithFamily/Philadelphia. Ruth and her husband, Jerry, reside in Bucks County, Pa., and their two married children (along with three grandchildren) live in New York City.