Sonia Newman

Sonia Newman

Sonia is the Principal of Hillel Community Day School in Rochester, NY. She possesses a wealth of knowledge in Secular Education, Special Education, and Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL). Her training in America’s Choice, a renowned national program for standards-based education, further enhances her expertise. With a permanent certification in Pre-Kindergarten through Middle School from New York State, she holds a Master of Education from SUNY Brockport and a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Hunter College in New York City.

Prior to her remarkable journey in public education, Sonia excelled in executive retail leadership and customer service in the bustling city of New York. She also spent seven years as a dedicated instructor at a nationally recognized school of modeling and personal development in both New York City and San Francisco.

Sonia and her husband Keith are proud parents of two Hillel alumni who graduated from the school in 2010 and 2014.

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Strengthening Engagement With Israel and Our Community

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We were all shocked and pained by the events that occurred in Eretz Yisrael on October 7. Since the majority of our