Barbara Kirsch is a Las Vegas native and a member of Midbar Kodesh Temple. Kirsch was born in 1957 and grew up in Temple Beth Sholom where she also attended Hebrew school. She was an active member of the United Synagogue Youth. Kirsch went to college in Colorado and Boston and after her education moved back to Las Vegas to get involved with the family business, Ideal Office Equipment. When she moved back to Las Vegas she got involved with the Jewish Federation and was in the Young Leadership group. She has been an active member of Midbar Kodesh since its founding.
Roundtable Interview with Members of Midbar Kodesh. Interview, 2014. OH-02461. Transcript. Oral History Research Center, Special Collections, University Libraries, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, Las Vegas, Nevada.