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Alumni Profile: Rachel Cort

Alumni Profile: Rachel Cort

Rachel Cort

Rachel Cort, New Managing Director of Mishkan Chicago

Mazel Tov to Spertus Alumni Rachel Cort, the newest addition to the Mishkan Chicago team. Rachel most recently served as the Associate Director of jU Chicago, an innovative start-up organization she co-founded to empower Jewish students at the University of Chicago. She is originally from St. Louis, holds a BA in History from Northwestern University, and is a graduate of the Spertus Master of Arts in Jewish Professional Studies program.

Rachel served as a Community Engagement Follow at NEXT Chicago, earned a certificate in Israel Education from the iCenter and was previously the Director of Engagement at University of Chicago Hillel. She has studied at the Pardes Institute, SVARA Yeshiva, the Tikvah Fund, and Yeshiva University, from which she recently earned a Certificate in Experiential Jewish Education. She is also a Fellow at the Institute for the Next Jewish Future. She is thrilled to be working at Mishkan, a spiritual community that holds an important spot in her own heart.

Monday, April 13, 2015