Magda Dorosz was born in 1984 and lives in Wroclaw, Poland. She graduated from the University of Wroclaw and received an M.A. in public administration. During university, she spent a year working and traveling in South Africa. Magda has participated in Taglit Birthright Israel and MiNYanim seminar for Young Jewish Leaders and because of their influence, became the Coordinator of Taglit and Masa in Poland.
As a Jewish Agency for Israel (JAFI) coordinator in Poland, Magda focuses on the younger generation - Poland’s Jewish future. She organizes trips to Israel as well as other educational projects in Poland. This includes outreach to all the Jewish communities in Poland to find potential participants. Often, this is very difficult, as there are many people with no knowledge about their Jewish heritage or Jewish culture, religion and history. As such, it is up to Magda to teach them about the Jewish nation and to enrich their Jewish identity. She reaches the goal through educational, cultural and historical seminars and projects to help build their Jewish identity.
Through her involvement in the local Jewish community, she was offered the position of Executive Director of the Jewish Community of Wroclaw, that she held from 2012 to 2015, where she was responsible for managing the office, creating and running educational and cultural programs.
From January 2016 Magda works for Hillel International, building the organization's branch in Poland.
Pursuing her professional dream of bringing together Polish Jews and the worldwide community, Magda together with her coworkers, established in 2015 Chidusz Jewish Foundation, dedicated to educating and promoting cooperation between Poles and Polish Jews, as well as bringing the Polish Jewish community closer to Jewish communities throughout the world.
In her free time, Magda enjoys traveling, skiing and reading books about the Middle East.