Ruthie Strosberg Simon
Director of Placement & Alumni Affairs
Ruthie is a native of Schenectady, NY. She earned a BA in Spanish and Russian languages from Union College and a MA in Jewish Education from Hebrew College. She has held several positions in Jewish communal service – among her favorites were the Albany Jewish Community Center and Prozdor, the supplemental Hebrew High School program of Hebrew College in Boston. Ruthie has been with YCT for over a decade and has contributed in the areas of student services, recruitment, placement and alumni relations. She takes most pride in her success in making shidduchim between rabbis and communities and thoroughly enjoys helping alumni discover their career possibilities. Ruthie and her husband Joel live in Riverdale with their two children. The Simons are members of The Riverdale Jewish Center and The Hebrew Institute of Riverdale-The Bayit, where Ruthie served as Chair of the Youth Committee and currently serves on the Executive Board of Trustees.