Miriam Kersey is the Program Administrator for Community Engagement. She previously worked for the Center for Prayer and Spirituality in a similar role. Miriam is a graduate of American University with a degree in history, and is proud to have been working for B’nai Jeshurun for much of her adult life! She lives in the small shtetl known as the Upper West Side, and enjoys writing, cooking, and watching old movies.
You may previously know Miriam as Kristen! After years of growing into her Judaism, she decided to be called by her Hebrew name professionally as well as personally. Feel free to ask her the origin of her name, and her connection to Miriam the prophetess.