Staff Directory

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Nancy Shimer, the Director of Chadash and of Life-Long Learning for the Canton Jewish community, has been a Jewish educator for 33 years.  She has taught all ages, from preschool to adult, and a multitude of subjects, including Hebrew, Torah, holidays, Israel, theology, life-cycle, history, art, and cooking. 

In addition to teaching, for the last 23 years she has been an administrator of a number of Jewish religious institutions, including congregational and community schools, a teacher resource center, and an interfaith outreach program.  She has been at Chadash for three years.   She loves working with the Shaaray Torah Synagogue and Temple Israel clergy, the building staff, the teachers and aides, and, most importantly, the students and parents of the Canton Jewish community.