SCARSDALE, N.Y.-- The Scarsdale Synagogue Temples Tremont and Emanu-El has named Maura Koenig as the new director of youth engagement.
“Our Synagogue’s search teams have now completed an impressive multi-year process of adding high-energy experienced professionals to connect with our congregation and the Westchester Jewish community at all levels," Ellen Baken, president of SSTTE said in a statement.
"We look forward to Maura spearheading our busy and exciting youth engagement initiatives."
Koenig will be replacing Ivy Cohen, who will will oversee and coordinate youth engagement efforts among several Reform synagogues in the New Orleans area.
The SUNY Oswego graduate comes to Scarsdale Synagogue from Temple Shaaray Tefila in New York City, where she worked with that Reform Jewish congregation’s director of informal learning on an exchange program with Israeli teens.
The SSTTE is a reform congregation founded in 1961. The synagogue was joined by the memberships of Tremont Temple of the Bronx in 1976 and Temple Emanu-El of Southern Westchester in 2008.