Contact me about making a donation, receiving an adjustment on ticket prices or Buildership, if you know about a grant Mishkan should apply for or a venue where we could meet for Shabbat services and holidays, and questions about Mishkan’s board or budget. 

Rachel Cort

Executive Director

Rachel is originally from St. Louis and holds a BA in History from Northwestern University and an MA in Jewish Professional Studies from The Spertus Institute for Jewish Learning and Leadership. Rachel served as a Community Engagement Fellow at NEXT Chicago, earned a certificate in Israel Education from the iCenter and was previously the Director of Engagement at University of Chicago Hillel and the Associate Director of jUChicago. She has learned at the Pardes Institute, SVARA Yeshiva, the Tikvah Fund and Yeshiva University. Rachel lives in Buena Park with her husband David, who she met at Mishkan (he’s a longtime member of the Davening Team). She is thrilled to be working at Mishkan, a spiritual community that has held an important spot in her own heart over the last four years.