Laura Simon, Director of Admissions


Laura Simon has been the Director of Admission at the Joseph and Florence Mandel Jewish Day School since 2005. Previously, she was a stay at home mom. Prior to her role as a mom, she was the Women’s Division Director at the Cleveland Jewish Community Federation and the Religious School Principal at Temple Israel of Hollywood in Los Angeles, CA. Laura graduated from The Ohio State University in 1991 with a Bachelor of Arts in Judaic Studies. Afterwards, she went to Hebrew Union College and received a joint Master’s Degree in Jewish Education and Jewish Communal Service. In her free time, Laura enjoys being with her family (including 2 dogs) traveling, fiber arts, walking, gardening and reading.