Dean of Student Life
As dean of student life, Sara Horowitz oversees extracurricular and cocurricular programming for JTS students. In addition to creating programs to build community, she provides a friendly ear and informal guidance to students. Sara has worked in student services at JTS since 1992, when she began as a housing associate. Previously, she worked in the Orientation Office at the University of Maryland in College Park, Maryland.
Sara has served as a trustee on the management committee of the Young Leadership Council of UJA Federation–New York and chair of a UJA Young Leadership mission to Israel. She received a Young Leadership award at the UJC General Assembly. She also served as cochair of the JCC Associates in Manhattan.
Sara graduated from the University of Maryland with a Bachelor of Arts in Government and Politics and received a Master’s of Arts and a Master’s of Education in Student Affairs Administration from Teachers College, Columbia University.