Beinart. “The achievement of Israel is not just the creation of a Jewish state, but the creation of
Peter Beinart. 'The achievement of Israel is not just the creation of a Jewish state, but the creation of a liberal democratic Jewish state.' Photo by Natasha Mozgovaya
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• Phyllis Adler
Executive Director, Stepping Stones

• Ambassador Ido Aharoni
Consul General to NY, State of Israel

• Rabbi Rachel Ain
Senior Director for Leadership Development , The Jewish Federations of North America

• Yonatan Ariel
Executive Director, Makom

• Sharon Ashley
Director, Center for Israel Engagement, Hillel: The Foundation for Jewish Campus Life

• Joshua Avedon
Co-Founder/COO, Jumpstart

• Hon. Nir Barkat
Mayor, City of Jerusalem

• Joey Baron
Co-Founder/Executive Director, Boston Jewish Music Festival

• Howard Behar
President, Starbucks International (Retired), Starbucks Coffee

• Peter Beinart
Associate Professor of Journalism and Political Science, The City University of New York

• Mitchell Bellman
President and CEO, Jewish Federation of Ottawa

• Aluf Benn
Editor-in-chief, Haaretz

• Jodie Berkman
Chair, Community Outreach Committee, Jewish United Fund/Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Chicago

• Julie Bernstein
Associate Managing Director, JFNA/JCPA Israel Action Network

• Maya Bernstein
Director of Education, Upstart Bay Area

• Joseph Roger Bismuth
President, Tunisian Jewish Community

• Laura Black
Immediate Past President, Associated Women, The Associated: Jewish Community Federation of Baltimore

• Marc N. Blattner
President and CEO, Jewish Federation of Greater Portland

• Heather Blonsky
Jewish Service Corps Fellow, JDC

• David Brief
Chief Investment Officer, Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Chicago

• Florence Broder
COO, IsraelGives

• David T. Brown
Incoming Chair, Domestic Affairs Cabinet, The Jewish Federations of North America

• Nina Bruder
Executive Director, Bikkurim: An Incubator for New Jewish Ideas

• Jeremy Burton
Executive Director, Jewish Community Relations Council

• Jeanine Buzali
Jewish Service Corps Fellow, JDC

• Danyael Cantor
Executive Director, Bronfman Jewish Education Centre of Montreal

• Sanford R. Cardin
President, Charles and Lynn Schusterman Family Foundation

• Ambassador Daniel Carmon
Head of Mashav, Israel's Agency for International Development Cooperation

• James Carroll
Columnist, Boston Globe

• Rebecca Caspi
Senior Vice President, Israel and Overseas and Director General of JFNA Israel., The Jewish Federations of North America

• Yigal Caspi
Deputy Director General for Public Diplomacy, Embassy of Israel, Washington DC

• Cindy Chazan
Vice President, The Wexner Foundation

• Shelly Christensen , MA
Program Manager and Consultant, Jewish Community Inclusion Program for People with Disabilities, JFCS Minneapolis

• Seth Cohen
Director of Network Initiatives, Charles and Lynn Schusterman Family Foundation

• Lisa Colton
President, Darim Online

• Deborah Schnitzer Cooper
Program Director, Early Childhood Initiatives, Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Chicago

• Hon Irwin Cotler MP
Canadian Parliament, MP and former Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada

• Tracy Daniels
Coordinator, The PJ Library and Young Families Division, UJA Federation of Greenwich

• Galeet Dardashti
Artist and Anthropologist, Foundation for Jewish Culture

• William C. Daroff
Vice President for Public Policy & Director of the Washington Office, The Jewish Federations of North America

• Kathy Davis-Weiner
Board Member, Jewish Federation of Greater Portland

• Susan Wolf Ditkoff
Partner, The Bridgespan Group

• Alisa Doctoroff
Chair of the Board, UJA-Federation of New York

• Pepi Dunay
Vice President, Community Relations/Israel & Overseas, Jewish Federation of Broward County

• Theresa Dupuis
Campaign Chair, Jewish Federation of San Diego County

• Ami Eden
CEO & Editor-in-Chief, JTA

• Pamela Ehrenkranz
Executive Director, UJA Federation of Greenwich and JCC Greenwich

• Miri Eisin
Col. (Res.), Israel Defense Forces

• Chaviva Eisler
Director of Planning and Overseas Partnerships, JDC Israel

• Joey Eisman
JDC/BBYO Global Service Fellow, JDC

• David M. Elcott
Taub Professor of Practice in Public Service and Leadership, Wagner School of Public Service at NYU

• Howard English
Senior Vice President, Greater Toronto Region & University Affairs, The Centre for Israel and Jewish Affairs

• Dr. Haleh Esfandiari
Director, Middle East Program, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars

• Andrew Farkash
Founder, Techanthropy.org

• Mariam Shpeen Feist
Senior Development Manager, World ORT

• Elizabeth Fine
Director of International Relations and Development, Moscow Representative Office, American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee

• Jeffrey H. Finkelstein
President/CEO, Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh

• Wayne Firestone
President and CEO, Hillel: The Foundation for Jewish Campus Life

• Shimon Fogel
CEO, The Centre for Israel and Jewish Affairs

• Rabbi Steven Foster
Rabbi Emeritus, Temple Emanuel

• Laura Giannarelli
Actor, MAKOM

• Adi Gigi
Officer, Israel Navy

• No'a Gorlin
Director of Strategy and Professional Development , ROI Community

• Jennifer Gorovitz
CEO, Jewish Community Federation of San Francisco, the Peninsula, Marin and Sonoma Counties

• Robbie Gringras
Artist-In-Residence, MAKOM

• Gidi Grinstein
Founder & President, Reut Institute

• John S. Griswold
Executive Director, Commonfund Institute

• Haviv Rettig Gur
Director of Communications, Jewish Agency for Israel

• Rabbi Steve Gutow
President and CEO, Jewish Council for Public Affairs

• Dan Hadad-Aviad
Associate Director, New Media and Campaigns, The Centre for Israel and Jewish Affairs

• Abeer Halabi
Senior Educator, Merchavim

• Hanan Harchol
Creator/Artist, Jewish Food for Thought: The Animated Series

• Rabbi Shai Held
Dean and Chair in Jewish Thought, Mechon Hadar

• Sally Helgesen
Author, The Female Vision: Women's Real Power at Work

• Cynthia benEzra Heller
Director of Educational Programming, Stepping Stones

• Saundra Heller
Co-Founder and Director Emeritus, Stepping Stones

• Bobbie Higer
Chair, Miami/Yerucham Partnership, Greater Miami Jewish Federation

• Yechiel Hoffman
Executive Director, LimmudLA

• Israel Hofrichter
Director, Shahar Chadash, JDC Israel - Tevet

• Linda Hurwitz
Immediate Past Chair, National Women's Philanthropy, The Jewish Federations of North America

• Sarah Indyk
Jewish Life Iniatives Manager, Rose Community Foundation

• Avraham Infeld
President Emeritus, Hillel: The Foundation for Jewish Campus Life

• Rabbi Doug Kahn
Executive Director, Jewish Community Relations Council, San Francisco

• Anna Kaller
Missions and Community Development Program Coordinator, Moscow Representative Office, American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee

• Ron Kampeas
Washington Bureau Chief, JTA

• Rabbi Dr. Joe Kanofsky
Rabbi, Kehillat Shaarei Torah, Toronto

• Joyce Karam
Washington Correspondent, Al-Hayat Newspaper

• Andrea Rose Cheatham Kasper
Winner, Jewish Futures Competition

• Noam Katz
Minister for Public Diplomacy, Embassy of Israel, Washington DC

• Scott Kaufman
Chief Executive Officer, Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Detroit

• Rabbi Elie Kaunfer
Executive Director, Mechon Hadar

• Evelyn B. Kenvin
Chair, JAFI Loan Fund Advisory Group

• Bryan Keshen
Vice President, Community Capacity Building for Emerging Communities and Jewish Camping, UJA Federation of Greater Toronto

• Wayne D. Kimmel
Founder, Artists & Instigators

• Idit Klein
Executive Director, Keshet

• Max L. Kleinman
Executive Vice President, United Jewish Communities of MetroWest, NJ

• Abby Knopp
Vice President, Program and Strategy, Foundation for Jewish Camp

• Michael Kogon
CEO, Definition 6

• Justin Korda
Executive Director, ROI Community

• Udi Krauss
Musician and Educator, The iCenter

• Mirm Kriegel
Senior Vice President, Group Director, BBMG, Brand Consultancy

• Debbie Krivoy
Director, Avoda Arts

• Dr. Yehuda Kurtzer
President, Shalom Hartman Institute of North America

• Esther D. Kustanowitz
Consultant, ROI Community

• Shawn Landres
Co-Founder and CEO, Jumpstart

• Anne Lanski
Executive Director, The iCenter

• Alison Goldstein Lebovitz
President, One Clip at a Time

• Sarah Lefton
Executive Director/Producer, G-dcast

• Chris Lehmann
Founding Principal, Science Leadership Academy

• Alan Leifer
President, Leifer Capital Advisers, LLC

• Naomi Less
Founder, Jewish Chicks Rock

• Jerry W. Levin
President, UJA Federation of New York

• Morlie Levin
CEO, Birthright Israel NEXT

• Miriam (Mimi) Levine
Rosh Hodesh Leader, Moving Traditions

• Leslie K. Lichter
Managing Director, Marketing and Communications, UJA-Federation of New York

• Rt Hon Dr Denis MacShane MP
Chair, British Parliamentary Committee of Inquiry into Anti-Semitism, House of Commons

• David Makovsky
Ziegler Distinguished Fellow and Director of the Project on the Middle East Peace Process, The Washington Institute on Near East Policy

• Shelly Malis
Chair of the Board, Jewish Volunteer Connection

• David Mallach
Managing Director, Commission on the Jewish People, UJA-Federation of New York

• Jakir Manela
Founding Director, Kayam Farm at Pearlstone

• Rabbi Juan Mejia
Southwestern Coordinator, Bechon Lashon

• David Merage
Chairman and CEO, Consolidated Investment Group

• Deborah S. Meyer
Founder and Executive Director, Moving Traditions

• Denise Miller
Chair, Board of Directors, Stepping Stones

• Gregg Miller
ERP Architect, Colorado Department of Transportation

• Lisa Farber Miller
Senior Program Officer, Rose Community Foundation

• Rabbi Jay Henry Moses
Director, Wexner Heritage Program, The Wexner Foundation

• Ari Ne'eman
President, Autistic Self Advocacy Network

• Mark Neumann
Chair, Community Planning & Allocations, The Associated: Jewish Community Federation of Baltimore

• Stephanie A. K. Norton
Co-Vice President, JCC Greenwich

• Dr. Michael B. Oren
State of Israel, Ambassador to the United States

• Jessica Ost
Israel Education Center Intern, Jewish United Fund of Chicago

• Hon Geri D. Palast
Managing Director, Israel Action Network

• Lieutenant Pascal
Lieutenant, Israel Defense Forces

• Jenni Person
Director, Next@19th

• Melissa Plaskoff
Founder & CEO, Lemons to Aid

• Leslie Pomerantz
Senior Vice President of Development, The Associated: Jewish Community Federation of Baltimore

• Ashley Pressman
Executive Director, Jewish Volunteer Connection

• Gil Preuss
Executive Vice President, Combined Jewish Philanthropies

• Martin J. Raffel
Senior Vice President, Jewish Council for Public Affairs

• Amy Randel
JDC Jewish Service Corps Volunteer, JDC

• Barbara Raynor
Managing Director, Boomers Leading Change in Health

• Rae Ringel
President, The Ringel Group

• Governor Bill Ritter Jr.
Director, Center for the New Energy, Colorado State University

• Joe Rosenbaum
Founder & Chairman, Madison Commercial Real Estate Services

• Jason Rosenberg
Director, Revolution Messaging

• Jon Rosenberg
CEO, Repair the World

• Avi Rubel
North American Director, Masa Israel Journey

• Toby Rubin
CEO, UpStart Bay Area

• Chagit Rubinstein
Microenterprise Programs Director, Koret Israel Economic Development Funds (KIEDF)

• Dr. John Ruskay
Executive Vice President & CEO , UJA-Federation of New York

• Galit Sagie
Director of Planning and Development, JDC Israel

• Jay Sanderson
President & CEO, Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles

• Leonard Saxe
Professor, Brandeis University

• DJ Schneeweiss
Director, Civil Society Affairs and Coordinator, Counter-BDS Campaigns, Israel Ministry of Foreign Affairs

• Steven Schoenfeld
Founder, BlueStar Global Investors LLC

• Steve Schwager
Executive Vice President & CEO, American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee

• Cathrine Fischer Schwartz
President and CEO, Jewish Federation of GreaterHartford

• Lacey Schwartz
National Director of Outreach, Be' chol Lashon

• Amir Shacham
Director, MetroWest-Israel, United Jewish Communities of MetroWest, NJ

• Isaac Shalev
Executive Director, Storahtelling

• Ambassador Daniel B. Shapiro
U.S. Ambassador to the State of Israel, U.S. Department of State

• Amir Shaviv
Assistant Executive Vice President, Special Operations, American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee

• Dr. Carl A. Sheingold
Principal, CAS Consulting

• Lisa Shimel
Immediate Past Chair, Board of Directors, Stepping Stones

• Tiffany Shlain
Director, Connected: The Film

• Sam Silverlieb
Israel Government Fellow for the Ministry of Justice, Department of Speical International Affairs, Israel Government Fellows

• Shana Sisk
Online Marketing Specialist, The Jewish Federations of North America

• Adam J. Smolyar
Chief Marketing Officer, The Jewish Federations of North America

• Becky Sobelman-Stern
Vice President, The Jewish Federations of North America

• Ted Sokolsky
President & CEO, UJA Federation of Greater Toronto

• Andres Spokoiny
Executive Director, Federation CJA

• Naomi Stern
E-Initiatives Manager, Greater Miami Jewish Federation

• Noah Stern
Student Body President, 2010-2011, UC Berkeley

• Susan Stern
National Campaign Chair, The Jewish Federations of North America

• Alexander Strain
Actor, MAKOM

• Bruce K. Taragin
Managing Director, Blumberg Capital

• Bill Taylor
Author, Practically Radical: Not-So-Crazy Ways to Transform Your Company, Shake Up Your Industry, and Challenge Yourself

• Jonathan Tobin
Senior Online Editor and Chief Political Blogger, Commentary Magazine

• Joshua Troderman
President & CEO, JChoice.org

• Dr. Alice Viroslav
Member, Board of Trustees, The Jewish Federations of North America

• Michael Wagschal
Senior Vice President, Institutional Philanthropic Specialist, Bank of America Merrill Lynch

• Jackie Waldman
Author, The Courage To Give Series

• Aaron Weil
Executive Director and CEO, The Hillel Jewish University Center of Pittsburgh

• Dave Weinberg
CEO, CAUSIL

• Aaron Weininger
Rabbinical Student, The Jewish Theological Seminary

• Jennifer Weinstock
Strategy Manager, Growing Annual Campaign Revenue, PEJE

• Rabbi Melissa Weintraub
Co-Founder and Executive Director Emeritus, Encounter

• Rabbi Ari Weiss
Director, Uri L'Tzedek

• Captain Rom Weissman
Alumnus, Taglit-Birthright Israel

• Rami Wernik
North American Director, Makom

• Ben Wiener
Founder, tenpartners

• Dr. Einat Wilf
Member, Knesset

• Steven F. Windmueller
Professor, Hebrew Union College

• Michelle K. Wolf
Parent Disability Advocate, Jews and Special Needs Blog at JewishJournal.com

• Elizabeth Wolfe
Chair, UJA Federation of Greater Toronto

• Rabbi Reuben Zellman
Assistant Rabbi and Music Director, Congregation Beth El, Berkeley, California

• Shelby Zitelman
North American Program Director, PresenTense