Youth Director

Youth Director Sara Pollack and her daughter RaynaMeet Sara Pollack


Sara is delighted to serve as Youth Director/Chai School Coordinator. She brings several years in the non-profit and education areas to the position, including teaching in the CBE religious school and serving as the Chai School Coordinator since 2014-2015.

Sara graduated from List College, a dual-degree program between the Jewish Theological Seminary and Columbia University, where she studied Jewish History and Sociology. She is also a proud Kadima and USY alumna who has experienced the influence of strong Jewish youth programming first hand. Sara is passionate about Jewish education and fostering strong Jewish connections for our teens and youth.

A born and bred New Yorker, Sara has lived in Northern Virginia with her husband Melvin for over a decade. She is the proud mother of Rayna, a 2 year-old USYer in training (and proud BEECC student!) Sara enjoys crafting, reading, and playing with her shih-tzu mix, Zoe.