The Jewish Museum announces appointment of Ellen Salpeter as Deputy Director for External Affairs

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NEW YORK, NY.- Claudia Gould, Helen Goldsmith Menschel Director of The Jewish Museum, announced that Ellen Salpeter has been named the institution’s new Deputy Director for External Affairs, overseeing development, special events, and marketing and communications. She will assume this position on March 26, 2012. Ms. Salpeter is currently Director of Heart of Brooklyn, a partnership of leading cultural institutions located near Grand Army Plaza in central Brooklyn, which she helped to found in 2001. Heart of Brooklyn members include Brooklyn Botanic Garden, Brooklyn Children’s Museum, Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn Public Library, Prospect Park and Prospect Park Zoo. For over a decade, Heart of Brooklyn’s award-winning initiatives have broken new ground for community development and cultural partnerships. “Through her leadership, Ellen Salpeter has helped Heart of Brooklyn grow into a national model of cult