After a year-long search for just the right person, Kulanu’s board has appointed Judy Manelis to be the next newsletter editor.
Judy Manelis is a Kulanu board member and vice president. She is a graduate of Simmons College in Boston, MA and has a Masters degree in English and American literature from the University of California at Berkeley and a MSW in social work from Hunter College in New York City. Judy had a long career in Jewish communal service serving as Executive Director of Communications for both national UJA and UJA-Federation, and as National Executive Director of Hadassah. After completing her social work training, she worked in geriatrics for several years. More recently, she directed adult programming for the JCC in Manhattan and coordinated the Jewish multicultural programming for the center. Her last full time position was Program Director of SHARE: Self-help for Women with Breast or Ovarian Cancer.Â In the last year, Judy worked for the New England Center for Homeless Veterans as director of volunteers and for Project Bread as a community organizer.
Judy looks forward to receiving articles, book reviews, letters, or brief notices from you.
We will be publishing two or three issues of the newsletter in 2010, and sharing more of our news via email, the blog, Facebook, and the Web