Schusterman Fellowship Directory

Fellow Spotlight

Adam Naftalin-Kelman

Adam Naftalin-Kelman

Executive Director, Berkeley Hillel
Rabbi Adam Naftalin-Kelman is the Executive Director of Berkeley Hillel. Before coming to Berkeley Hillel he served as the Director of Hillel at the University of Colorado at Boulder, upon completing his Rabbinic Studies at the Ziegler School of...
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Carli Gribov

Carli Gribov

Managing Director, Recruitment, Teach for America

Carli Gribov is a Managing Director of Recruitment at Teach for America, overseeing TFA's efforts to attract top talent to join the movement to eradicate educational equity.

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Simone Szalmuk-Singer

Simone Szalmuk-Singer

Board Director, Australian Jewish Funders
Simone is passionate about developing Jewish communal leadership and is involved in many initiatives to train and mentor current and future leaders. She is a director of the Australian Jewish Funders, a network of mindful funders who provide a space...
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Shaun Hoffman

Shaun Hoffman

Director of Global Operations, Entwine - JDC
Shaun Hoffman is JDC Entwine's Director of Global Operations, managing the implementation of the department's strategic plan and overseeing the development of Entwine's overseas experiences.
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We invite you to get to know the Schusterman Fellows!

These individuals form a diverse group of leaders—they have varied backgrounds and experiences, they come from across the U.S., Europe, Israel, South Africa and Australia, and they work inside and outside of the Jewish sector. They also all have one thing in common. These are individuals who see Jewish organizational leadership as an important way to create transformational change in the world. Discover their stories below!

Leah Beinhaker

Championing Jewish pluralism and identity among Israeli young adults

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Director of Development
Ein Prat - The Midrasha
Israel
Laurence Bolotin

Creating relationships and change in organizations that are sustainable

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Executive Director
ZBT Fraternity
North America
David Brown

Nurturing leaders of vibrant, safe & civically engaged campus communities

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Chief Executive Officer
UJS
Europe
Tony Felzen

Seeing beyond the mess, finding a solution, and implementing it

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Founder/Principal
Grayton Development LLC
North America
Alma Gadot Perez

Moving from kvetching to impact through independent philanthropy in Israel

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Founder & Vision Enabler
Shelanu Advisors
Israel
Cindy Greenberg

Connecting the Jewish community to meaningful service opportunities

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Executive Director
Repair the World New York
North America
Tyler Gregory

Building a social justice movement with a love for Israel and her people

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Deputy Director
A Wider Bridge
North America
Carli Gribov

Building the leadership pipeline to give all kids an excellent education

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Managing Director, Recruitment
Teach for America
North America
Irit Gross

Supporting individualized experiences in Israel

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Chief of Staff
Birthright Israel Foundation
Yoni Heilman

Forging a connection to Israel for the next generation of business leaders

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Executive Director
TAMID Group
North America
Shaun Hoffman

Actualizing Global Jewish Responsibility, together

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Director of Global Operations
Entwine - JDC
Israel
Lauren Holtzblatt

Igniting a community to search for meaning and connection

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Rabbi
Adas Israel Congregation
North America
Ilana Kaufman

Solving complex, sticky-space problems, and knitting community fabric

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Public Affairs and Civic Engagement Director, East Bay
Jewish Community Relations Council
North America
Jason Kimelman-Block

Advocating with American Jews and partners for a more just & equal society

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Director
Bend the Arc Jewish Action
North America
Aliza Kline

Making Jewish ritual accessible, compelling and easily "integratable"

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Executive Director
OneTable
North America
Shayna Kreisler

Empowering community through meaningful, authentic relationship building

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Associate Executive Director for Programs
14th Street Y
North America
Abby Levine

Weaving the network of Jewish social justice organizations

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Director
Jewish Social Justice Roundtable
North America
Julie Munjack

Grow the pro-Israel movement in Los Angeles and train our local leaders

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Los Angeles Director
AIPAC
North America
Adam Naftalin-Kelman

Cultivating Jewish students to create a vibrant and dynamic Jewish future

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Executive Director
Berkeley Hillel
North America
Jordan Namerow

Communicating at the nexus of Jewish values, feminism, and social change

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Director of Digital Communications
American Jewish World Service
North America
Avi Orlow

Ensuring Jewish summers translate into a robust Jewish Future

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Vice President of Program and Innovation
Foundation for Jewish Camp
North America
Hal Ossman

Helping to inspire Jewish college students at Hillels throughout the world

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Chief Campus Officer
Hillel International
Adena Philips

Coalescing diverse groups of people around a common vision for change

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Founder and Principal
Adena Philips Consulting
North America
Stefanie Rhodes

Connecting Next Gen Funders, Innovators and Funders to the Jewish future

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Executive Director
Slingshot
North America
Daniella Rilov

Helping American leaders foster a strong connection to Israel

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Executive Director
The America-Israel Friendship League
North America
Jen Rosen

Saying "yes" to more enthusiastic young adult community builders

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Chief Operating Officer
Moishe House
North America
Danielle Shani

Applying cuttingedge psychological knowledge to launch intergroup relations

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Executive Director
The Center for Applied Psychology for Social Change, the Interdisciplinary Center, Herzliya
Israel
Yona Shem-Tov

Facilitating encounters with diverse perspectives for new conversations

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Executive Director
Encounter
North America
Simone Szalmuk-Singer

Cultivating empowered leadership to inspire Jewish communal continuity

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Board Director
Australian Jewish Funders
Oceania
Chanan Weissman

Inspiring public engagement by engaging in public service

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Special Advisor
U.S. Department of State
North America