About Us

Club Nissim for Holocaust Survivors is a department within the larger agency YM-YWHA of Boro Park, in Brooklyn, New York. It is supervised by Ellie Kastel, the Executive Director of The Boro Park Y.

Club Nissim Staff:

Program Director: Simonne Hirschhorn, BA

Social Worker: Yosef Chesny, LMSW

Program Associate: Esther Grossman

Administrative Assistant (including website management): Mushka Malka

Program Assistants: Malky Lipschutz

House Doctor: Dr. Raphael Birgé provides weekly vital signs screenings and consultations

In addition, we employ a number of lecturers and professionals on an hourly basis to implement our activities and serve our members.