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A Letter from the B’Yachad Board:

Posted on July 15, 2019

Dear B’Yachad Community,

The B’Yachad board is pleased to inform you that Ruth Malka is the new Education Director. Ruth has vast experience in Jewish education and youth programming, including at B’Yachad, where she previously served as Education Director, and at Mifgash, the collaborative Hebrew high school program. She brings energy, enthusiasm, and creativity to the position and already is underway preparing and planning for B’Yachad’s 2019-20 school year.

You can reach Ruth by email at

If you haven’t yet registered for the fall, registration forms can be found on the B’Yachad website.

We look forward to seeing you and your students on the first day of school, September 15!

Best wishes for a happy rest of the summer,
The B’Yachad Board

Jesse Weinstock, president (
Lara Kassel, vice president (
Laura Kaplan, secretary (
Lev Ginsburg, treasurer (
Elizabeth Alowitz (
Julie Friedman (
Helena Rosenstrauch (
Bruce Roter (

Kathryn Sheingold (