The Contemporary Jewish Museum announces the appointment of Wendy Kesser Yanowitch as Chair of the Board of Trustees. Yanowitch will begin her new role July 1, 2015. She has served on the Board of The CJM for four years and has been its Vice President since 2013. “With Wendy becoming Board Chair, Executive Director Lori Starr, who, in her first two years, has been setting the stage for The Museum to reach even greater heights, will have an extremely capable partner with the energy, intelligence, creativity, and leadership skills to successfully advance her exciting vision for The CJM,” says outgoing Board Chair Mark Schlesinger who served a successful two-year term after chairing the Search Committee for the new Executive Director. Schlesinger worked with Starr, the staff and the Board to launch a strategic plan that will now take The CJM into its next phase in advancing its mission of making the diversity of Jewish experien

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