I was an interior designer for 25 years and had a parallel path in leadership in the Baltimore Jewish community.
I spent a fair number of years as a proud lay leader in an amazing outreach organization called Shoresh .
I am involved in leadership and development ,mentoring ,and coaching.., non profit development and consulting and program development
I am dedicated to the Jewish community both in North America and in Israel ,and am involved in all things Israel, primarily from an educational perspective.
I have a passion for writing and blogging, and have a cooking site called : The Spirited Cuisine
I developed, run, and coordinate a program - both supported by the CJE,, Macks Center of Education as part of the Associated Baltimore Jewish Federation, and supported by the IAC , Israel America Center.
It is called C~3/ Erev Yisraeli
. Coffee .Cooking.Conversation.
Connecting Israelis and Americans within the community for experiential gatherings to journey through Israel via food, wine, conversation, poetry, and more.
At the end of the day, my roots in Israel are very deep. It is the place, the hub the center,The conversation.- our home.
And I most enjoy inspiring and cultivating that love and connection in others .