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Cindy Sher

Cindy Sher is the Executive Editor of  JUF News.  She is proud to have longevity with her career -- especially considering her Gen X status -- coming to work for the Jewish people and JUF just one month after her college graduation in 2000.

Cindy earned her Bachelors of Science in Broadcast Journalism at Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism in 2000. In 2017, she earned her Executive Masters of Arts in Jewish Professional Studies at the Spertus Institute for Jewish Learning and Leadership -- in the program's inaugural class. She completed her certificate of Jewish Learning from the Florence Melton School of Adult Jewish Learning in 2019.

She also writes a monthly personal column through a Jewish woman's lens on topics varying from reflections on Jewish holidays to the resurgence in antisemitism to marrying later than the typical bride.

She loves -- in no particular order -- 80s music, movies from all decades, mentoring grade school students, birthday cake, her husband, and her friends and family.

Articles by this Author
A Patchwork of Passover Memories photo
I’ve experienced all kinds of seders, from more intimate tables to more crowded ones, and seders that reflect diverse parts of the Jewish community.
Binging on the gift of 'Maisel' photo
Indeed, the hype is legit and, probably like many of you, I'm hooked.
Thanks and Giving photo
The wish lists of those in need put our own good fortune in perspective.
Cast away photo
When we think of the High Holiday season, certain rituals likely come to mind: Listening to the sounding of the shofar, tasting honey-kissed food, smelling freshly baked challah and kindled holiday lights, and gathering with loved ones.
Words matter photo
The Torah instructs us to speak words that ease, not words that hurt, for every human being is created in the image of God and everyone is precious and unique.
In tribute to menschy dads everywhere photo
Every June, when I pick out a Father's Day card for my dad, I'm disappointed by the selection.
Hey Judy photo
With Mother's Day just around the corner, I encourage you to give thanks for your mom, living or not, and think about what makes her special to you.

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