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Learn about our Director of Youth Engagement
Amanda Weiss
 
Amanda Katherine Weiss is delighted to be joining the Temple Sinai community as the Director of the High School Program and Director of Youth Engagement. Amanda is currently a full-time rabbinical student at Hebrew Union College – Jewish Institute of Religion, beginning her second year this fall in New York City. A lifetime lover of learning she has also received an MBA from Indiana University’s Kelley School of Business, graduate certificates in Jewish Education Specializing in Adolescents and Emerging Adults from HUC-JIR and Jewish Nonprofit Management from Gratz College, and a BA in Psychology and Judaic Studies from The George Washington University. 

Before attending HUC, Amanda worked in the field of experiential Jewish education for over a decade, most recently working for Hillel at Cornell University, the University of Oregon, and Oregon State University. With a passion for Judaism, leadership, innovation, and building relationships, Amanda has managed to double engagement in each of her organizations throughout her career. 

She looks forward to spending the school year in beautiful Summit, NJ meeting congregants, building community, and creating beautiful meaningful and memorable Jewish moments together.

Thu, September 19 2019 19 Elul 5779