Ruth’s background was in RSY Netzer and went on to be their northern field worker. Following this she worked for Alyth Synagogue as their youth and community worker. Ruth has been a senior accredited counsellor for the last twenty five years and works at King Alfred School and in private practice.
Ruth is a trustee at UJIA and on the Israel Experience Bursary Allocations committee, involved with Israel tour retention and research about Gap year as well as spearheading a grassroots campaign to launch in May called a Tenner for Tour.
Ruth is co-chair of the UJIA Lead Now advisory board which is a professional development programme for youth movement workers and UJS sabbaticals.
She is involved in the JLC’s Women in Leadership Commission and with Jewish volunteer network. Ruth holds a critical leadership role in the development of the New Leadership Network. Recently Ruth became an advisor to Spread a smile, a charity which brings entertainers to long term care children’s wards in hospitals. She is standing for co-chair of Highgate United Synagogue.