Prior to the JCC, Miriam spent 15 years at the Union for Reform Judaism (URJ), where she served as Vice President of Youth. Miriam was instrumental in developing the mission, strategic goals, financial and operational oversight, and guiding her team to provide transformational experiences that enabled young people to strengthen their Jewish identity. Prior to her time at the URJ, Miriam worked for Time, Inc. and Swiss Bank Corporation in operational, financial, and information technology roles. Miriam received an MS in Information Systems and an MBA from Boston University. Miriam and her husband live in Montclair, NJ, and are active members of Temple Ner Tamid in Bloomfield, NJ. Miriam enjoys listening to her husband play harmonica in various bands, playing pickleball, hiking, and enjoying the blessings of life.
Building a community is one of the most important, generous, and creative acts a human can aspire to and there is no better place than the JCC to accomplish that.