Assistant to Rabbi Hayon & Rabbi Walterheidis@emanuelhouston.org
A Houston native, Heidi has warm memories of attending religious school at Congregation Emanu El as a young child. She graduated from Bellaire High School and received a Bachelor of Science Degree from The University of Texas at Austin. Heidi began her career at the Evelyn Rubenstein Jewish Community Center and moved on to become Women’s Division Director for the Jewish Federation of Pinellas County. She has served as Executive Director for Houston Eye Associates Foundation, Eye Care for Kids Foundation and the Judith Liebenthal Robinson Ovarian Cancer Foundation.
A Renaissance woman, Heidi was Publisher/Editor of Ciao Bella!, a local women’s magazine and has held a massage therapy license for 25 years. When not at work, she enjoys spending time with her beau, Drew and caring for her mother, Anita and her mom’s adorable pets. Heidi also loves to cook and is an avid practitioner of Transcendental Meditation.