About Us

The Mothers Circle welcomes women of all faiths and heritages who are raising Jewish families, and thanks you for being a valued part of our community. We're supported by the generous backing of the Marcus Foundation, based in Atlanta, Georgia. Mothers Circle is run by the Jewish Outreach Institute, a national transdenominational organization which advocates for creating and nurturing a welcoming and inclusive Jewish community. Our facilitators and personal rabbis are a tremendously dedicated team of professionals here for you feel free to contact any of us, any time!


Hannah Morris
Program Officer
Hannah Morris is responsible for writing curriculum and developing programs for the expansion of JOI’s direct services. Prior to JOI, she worked in Vienna as a Fulbright English Language Teaching Assistant, introducing young Austrians to the nuances of the English language and American culture. In addition, she has interned at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, the Spertus Museum in Chicago, and Holocaust Museum Houston. Originally from Texas, Hannah is a Phi Beta Kappa member and holds a BA in History from Northwestern University. In her spare time, she participates in AJC ACCESS programs, German Meetup Group activities, book club, and traveling whenever she can.

The Mothers Circle Team:

Rabbi Kerry Olitzky
National Mothers Circle Rabbi

The Jewish Outreach Institute (JOI) is the only national, independent, transdenominational organization seeking to empower and assist the Jewish community to welcome and fully embrace all members of intermarried and unaffiliated families into Jewish life, through a variety of programs and services. Are you a Jewish communal professional interested in bringing Mothers Circle to your city? Please contact Hannah Morris at the email or phone number below to discuss! This website was designed and built by Springthistle Design.