We have a dedicated team of individuals at the Jewish Outreach Institute (JOI) who support the Grandparents Circle – feel free to contact any of us, any time!
National Coordinator of the Grandparents Circle
Marley Weiner is JOI’s Program Associate responsible for coordinating The Mothers Circle and Grandparents Circle programs. A Philadelphia native, she graduated from the Double Degree Program between Barnard College and the Jewish Theological Seminary with degrees in anthropology and Jewish Thought. While in college, she was active in the Hillel community, serving as a member of the Interdenominational Board and as the vice-president of Kesher: Reform Jews on campus. When she is not working at JOI, she serves on the board of Upper West Side minyan Kol Zimrah. She also enjoys dancing, reading, and cooking.
JOI Program Associate
Hannah Morris is responsible for writing curriculum and developing programs for the expansion of JOI’s direct services. Prior to JOI, she worked in Vienna as a Fulbright English Language Teaching Assistant, introducing young Austrians to the nuances of the English language and American culture. In addition, she has interned at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, the Spertus Museum in Chicago, and Holocaust Museum Houston. Originally from Texas, Hannah is a Phi Beta Kappa member and holds a BA in History from Northwestern University. In her spare time, she participates in AJC ACCESS programs, German Meetup Group activities, book club, and traveling whenever she can.
Rabbi Kerry Olitzky National Grandparents Circle Rabbi JOI Executive Director
Paul Golin Grandparents Circle Marketing Consultant JOI Associate Executive Director
The Jewish Outreach Institute is the only national, independent, transdenominational organization seeking to empower and assist the Jewish community to welcome and fully embrace all members of intermarried and unaffiliated families into Jewish life, through a variety of programs and services. Are you a Jewish communal professional interested in bringing Grandparents Circle to your city? Please contact Marley Weiner to discuss! This website was designed and built by Springthistle Design.