Five years ago, Elisha Gechter moved from Riverdale, NY to attend the Hornstein Heller program at Brandeis University. She graduated with an MA in Jewish Leadership and an MBA in Non-Profit Management. She was a Senior Development Officer in YLD at CJP for three years and is now the Associate Director of Adult Learning at Hebrew College. Jewish education and cooking are her passions and she combines the two in her blog www.elishasdoubleportion.blogspot.com.
The Jewish Teacher Corps
The Jewish Teacher Corps sends recent college graduates from the Boston area to teach for a year in non-urban Jewish community day schools across the country. All graduates will receive intensive training before teaching and continue to be mentored by a local contact during their year of teaching.