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Rabbi Melinda Mersack


Rabbi Melinda loves spending time outside with her kids and exploring cool areas in Greater Cleveland. She is proud to be a Rabbis Without Borders Fellow of CLAL and a Brickner Fellow of the Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism. Rabbi Mersack attends summer camp as visiting faculty every year, and is an advocate for interreligious dialogue and social justice. She holds a B.A. from Washington University in St. Louis, and a Masters of Hebrew Letters and ordination from the Hebrew Union College - Jewish Institute of Religion.

mmersack@jecc.org 216-371-0446 x232


Danya Shapiro

Program Associate

Danya joined jHUB in 2015 as the Program Associate where she runs social and holiday programs and helps families connect to each other and to Jewish life in Greater Cleveland. Danya has a diverse background in Jewish movements, including five years working in Israel with Jewish groups from around the world. She is an artist specializing in Judaic fabric arts and has a BA in Environmental Education and Art from The Evergreen State College and a Masters in Early Childhood Education from Arcadia University.

DShapiro@jecc.org 216-371-0446 x207