Sheila C. Adler Mt. Kisco, New York Obituary

Sheila C. Adler

<p>Sheila C. Adler of Chappaqua, passed away Friday, September 27, 2019in the comfort of her home. She was born October 3, 1940 in Roxbury, Massachusetts and spent her childhood in Brookline Massachusetts. She graduated from Simmons College in 1962 with a BS in Psychology. Concurrently, she earned a Bachelor in Jewish Education in 1961 from Boston Hebrew College, having spent a year at the Hayim Greenberg Institute in Jerusalem.</p> <p></p> <p>She received her Master of Jewish Education from the Jewish Theological Seminary in 1986, and in 1999, an honorary doctorate from the Seminary. This was in recognition of her outstanding leadership and numerous contributions to the field of Jewish Education.</p> <p></p> <p>Prior to assuming her position as Bet Torahs Religious School Education Director, Sheila taught for 14 years in several congregations. During her years at Bet Torah, she also assumed roles in the larger Jewish Community. She was President of the Westchester Association of Hebrew Schools Principals Council, President of the Jewish Educators Assembly, and was the creator and coordinator of the Educational Leadership Institute. She developed, directed and participated in several leadership institutes for training principles of Jewish Education under the auspices of Brandeis University, JESNA, JTS and HUC. She was also a member of the United Synagogue National Commission on Jewish Education which decides questions of standards, policies, and procedures for Jewish Education for the Conservative Movement.</p> <p></p> <p>As co-founder of The Center for Training and Development, she facilitated corporate training programs throughout the country for the American Management Association.</p> <p></p> <p>Sheila is survived by her husband, Richard Adler whom she married in 1962, having known him since the age of 12, as well as her three children Amy, Louis, Sarah, their spouses respectively Jeff, Mary, Ricky, and her five grandchildren, Ryan, Brittany, Sam, Matthew and Hannah.</p> <p></p> <p>The funeral service will be held at Bet Torah Synagogue, Mount Kisco, NY 9:30 am, Wednesday, October 2.</p> <p></p> <p>Following the service the family will travel to Mishkan Tefila Memorial Park, West Roxbury, Massachusetts where the burial will take place. After which, they will receive visitors at the home of Barton and Susan Adler,46 East Evergreen Ave, Natick, Mass. until 8pm with a 7pm minyan.</p> <p></p> <p>They will return to their home in Chappaqua on Thursday, October 3, where they will receive visitors between the hours of 4-6 pm and 7-9 pm with a 7:30 pm minyan, Friday, October 4, from 3-5pm and Saturday, October 5 after Shabbat till 9:00 pm with a 7:30 pm minyan.</p> Funeral Service <p class="small">Bet Torah</p> Wednesday, October 2, 2019 09:30 AM 60 Smith Ave Mt. Kisco, NY 10549 Directions Graveside <p class="small">Miskan Tefila Memorial Park</p> Wednesday, October 2, 2019 02:45 PM 2690 Centre Street West Roxbury, Massachusetts 02132 Directions
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Sheila C. Adler of Chappaqua, passed away Friday, September 27, 2019in the comfort of her home. She was born October 3, 1940 in Roxbury, Massachusetts and spent her childhood in Brookline Massachusetts. She graduated from Simmons College in 1962 with a BS in Psychology. Concurrently, she earned a Bachelor in Jewish Education in 1961 from Boston Hebrew College, having spent a year at the Hayim Greenberg Institute in Jerusalem.

She received her Master of Jewish Education from the Jewish Theological Seminary in 1986, and in 1999, an honorary doctorate from the Seminary. This was in recognition of her outstanding leadership and numerous contributions to the field of Jewish Education.

Prior to assuming her position as Bet Torahs Religious School Education Director, Sheila taught for 14 years in several congregations. During her years at Bet Torah, she also assumed roles in the larger Jewish Community. She was President of the Westchester Association of Hebrew Schools Principals Council, President of the Jewish Educators Assembly, and was the creator and coordinator of the Educational Leadership Institute. She developed, directed and participated in several leadership institutes for training principles of Jewish Education under the auspices of Brandeis University, JESNA, JTS and HUC. She was also a member of the United Synagogue National Commission on Jewish Education which decides questions of standards, policies, and procedures for Jewish Education for the Conservative Movement.

As co-founder of The Center for Training and Development, she facilitated corporate training programs throughout the country for the American Management Association.

Sheila is survived by her husband, Richard Adler whom she married in 1962, having known him since the age of 12, as well as her three children Amy, Louis, Sarah, their spouses respectively Jeff, Mary, Ricky, and her five grandchildren, Ryan, Brittany, Sam, Matthew and Hannah.

The funeral service will be held at Bet Torah Synagogue, Mount Kisco, NY 9:30 am, Wednesday, October 2.

Following the service the family will travel to Mishkan Tefila Memorial Park, West Roxbury, Massachusetts where the burial will take place. After which, they will receive visitors at the home of Barton and Susan Adler,46 East Evergreen Ave, Natick, Mass. until 8pm with a 7pm minyan.

They will return to their home in Chappaqua on Thursday, October 3, where they will receive visitors between the hours of 4-6 pm and 7-9 pm with a 7:30 pm minyan, Friday, October 4, from 3-5pm and Saturday, October 5 after Shabbat till 9:00 pm with a 7:30 pm minyan.

Funeral Service

Bet Torah

Wednesday, October 2, 2019 09:30 AM 60 Smith Ave Mt. Kisco, NY 10549 Directions Graveside

Miskan Tefila Memorial Park

Wednesday, October 2, 2019 02:45 PM 2690 Centre Street West Roxbury, Massachusetts 02132 Directions

Events

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