Friends of Israel Story is a nonprofit organization with 501(c)(3) status. Its mission is to promote Israel Story's presence and exposure in the USA and to support Israel Story's operations through development efforts. All donations to the Friends of Israel Story are tax-deductible.
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Sheila is a retired corporate executive with extensive experience in Human Resources and General Management, both at the Dun and…
Sheila is a retired corporate executive with extensive experience in Human Resources and General Management, both at the Dun and Bradstreet Corporation and Moody’s Investors Service. Sheila’s volunteer commitments focus on education, Jewish continuity and education, women’s issues and the economically disadvantaged. She is a long-time board member, past president and current chair emeritus of the Marlene Meyerson JCC Manhattan. She sits on the advisory committees of the David H. Sonabend Center for Israel, named for her father, and the Lambert Center for Arts and Ideas, which her family named.
Sheila has led, and been a member of, many boards including ‘Bottomless Closet,’ an organization for disadvantaged women which she founded, and ‘Project Kesher,’ where she is board chair. She is a former vice chair of the board of governors of Hebrew Union College and is a member of the advisory board for the school of communications at Northwestern University.
Rabbi Joy Levitt is the Chief Executive Officer at the Marlene Meyerson JCC Manhattan, which is one of the largest…
Rabbi Joy Levitt is the Chief Executive Officer at the Marlene Meyerson JCC Manhattan, which is one of the largest Jewish Community Centers in the world. Rabbi Levitt previously served congregations on Long Island and in New Jersey. She earned a Bachelor’s degree from Barnard College and a Master’s degree in American Studies from New York University. Ordained at the Reconstructionist Rabbinical College, she is the founder of the Jewish Journey Project, an initiative designed to revolutionize afternoon Jewish education for children, and is the co-author of ‘A Night of Questions: A Passover Haggadah.’ In addition to Israel Story, Joy serves on the boards of the Shefa School, Plaza Jewish Community Chapels and the Jerusalem Foundation. She is married to Rabbi Michael Strassfeld, and together they have five children and three grandchildren.
Jeff Feig is an investor in New York. The son of Holocaust survivors, he grew up in Toronto and moved…
Jeff Feig is an investor in New York. The son of Holocaust survivors, he grew up in Toronto and moved to New York in 1993, where he has now spent half his life.
Jeff worked for Citi for twenty-five years, including a decade-long stint in which he ran their global foreign exchange business. He now spends his time working on various non-profit boards and awaiting his next opportunity to travel to Israel. Jeff and his wife Michelle have three boys aged 12-16.
Following his military service, Mishy studied history at Harvard, archeology at Cambridge and wrote his PhD – a biography of…
Following his military service, Mishy studied history at Harvard, archeology at Cambridge and wrote his PhD – a biography of the first Protestant missionary in Ethiopia – at the Hebrew University. He lives in Jerusalem, with his wife Federica and their two dogs, Nomi and Golda.
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