Important Contact Information:

General Inquiries:

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Director of Education: Sophie Homonoff

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All teachers and Resource Specialists:

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Leadership:

Our community school board is comprised of members from the greater Des Moines Jewish community, representing the diversity of our entire community. For information pertaining to the board, contact board President, Gabrielle Callistein at 515-279-1570 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Board Members:

Gabrielle Callistein, President

Randi Schwartz Carr, Treasurer

Hannah Rogers, Secretary and President-Elect

Rachele Hjelmaas, Curriculum Chair

Jill Mollison, Personnel Chair

Melanie Choos, Programming Chair

Tasha Hausmann, Interfaith Youth Programming Liaison

Todd Steinberg, Information Technology and Photography Liaison

Juli Margolin, Potential and New Student Liaison

BSS Upcoming Events

Jun
4

06.04.2017 10:00 am - 11:30 am

What's New for 2015-16

    Updated Website
  • Quick link to teachers (including weekly classroom updates)
  • Weekly Torah portion and how to talk about it with your children
  • Holiday information and activities
  • Hebrew language guides
  • Information about Israel
    Enhanced student resources
  • At-home OLC link
  • Games (Hebrew language, holidays, Jewish values)
  • Research portal
    Revitalized Madrichim Program
  • Patrick Courtney and Wendy Beckerman, new co-leaders
  • Focused Jewish leadership training
  • Community service and social activities added
  • Interaction with Jewish Drake students at the Hillel House
    New School Programs
  • History Through the Arts
  • Interfaith Youth Programming
  • Trip to Washington, DC for high school aged students