Lira Winston is the Director of Special Projects at PaJeS.
Lira was Project Manager for the Jewish Leadership Council’s Commission on Jewish Schools, which published its report ‘The Future of Jewish Schools’ in July 2008. She co-ordinated the process of the implementation of the recommendations in the report and in September 2011 the report back to the community, ‘The Future of Jewish Schools: Three Years On’, was published.
Lira also co-ordinates the UJIA Ashdown Fellowship Programme, which provides leadership training for professionals working in Jewish education.
Since 1991, Lira has worked professionally in the Jewish community. She was the Director of the Sinclair Charitable Trust, involved in the establishment of Jewish Continuity and then worked at UJIA.