Elyse Heise

Youth Engagement Coordinator

Elyse Heise is our new Youth Engagement Coordinator. Elyse will work closely with Sue Summit on special religious school programs and plan many of the shabbotonim.  Elyse will also be the SPORTY advisor.  Elyse joins us from New England, where she taught at Congregation B’Nai Shalom in Westborough, MA and worked as an after school teacher in Newton. She graduated with a degree in Journalism and a minor in Judaic Studies from the University of Massachusetts-Amherst. Elyse is a proud alumnus of Chimney Corners Camp, and Crapapella (a tone-deaf acapella group). She enjoys, rock climbing, knitting, playing the ukulele (however poorly) and making Passover parody music videos. She and her husband have an adorable son named Max.