Our Staff

Beri Kaplan Schwitzer, Executive Director

Beri is a Las Vegas native with deep, twenty-five year Dallas roots. Her extensive experience in non-profit management, adult education, genealogy, and love of history culminate in the role of Executive Director. We are so glad she has joined DJHS in our mission to preserve and share Dallas Jewish history. Swing by to welcome her the next time you are the JCC!

Contact Beri at director@djhs.org or by calling 214-239-7108.


Jessica Schneider Adams, Archivist & Volunteer Coordinator

Jessica comes to us with a Master of Museum Science degree. She has a great deal of experience working with all types of collection materials–paper, textile, audio, video, and more. Come by and say hello and introduce yourself. Better yet, bring us something of yours that’s looking for a home, be it scrapbooks, meeting notes, photos we can scan, etc.     

For appointments to discuss research, volunteering, or donation of items to the Archive, please contact Jessica at archivist@djhs.org or by calling 214-239-7116.

Halley Gottlieb, Operations Coordinator

Halley graduated from Texas State University with a Bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education. After spending a year in Israel, Halley realized she has a true passion for Jewish communal work. She is married and has two wonderful children, Shai and Lyla. In her spare time, Halley likes to workout, travel, and spend time with friends and family. Come by the office or drop a line to say Hi and introduce yourself!

Contact Halley at admin@djhs.org or info@djhs.org, or by calling 214-239-7120.