Our Board

Lyn Chasen

Lyn Chasen is a former Assistant Dean for the School of Public Affairs at the University of Maryland, College Park. She led the Jewish Social Service Agency of Maryland as the President of the Board of Directors and has served as the President of Washington Hebrew Congregation Sisterhood and on the Executive Board of the Congregation. Lyn chaired the first Women's Initiative for the United Way of the National Capital Region and has served on the Board of the Jewish Federation of Greater Washington and as a consultant to the Alliance for Global Good.

Lisa Eisen

As Vice President of the Charles and Lynn Schusterman Family Foundation, and director of its DC office, Lisa Eisen spearheads initiatives that empower young Jews to embrace the joy of Judaism, build inclusive Jewish communities, support the State of Israel and repair the world. A nationally recognized leader in philanthropy, Jewish service and Israel advocacy, Lisa serves on the boards of Repair the World, the iCenter, the Israel Institute, BBYO and Project Interchange Seminars in Israel.

Martine Fleishman

Martine Fleishman, born in South Africa, immigrated to NY in 1986 with her husband Stanley. Martine's passion for Jewish education, Israel, social justice and community was formed early on. Currently Chair of the Jewish Agency for Israel's Project T.E.N. and immediate past Regional Chair of UJA Federation of NY's Westchester Division, she sits on the boards of UJA of NY; the Cabinet of the Jewish Life Division of UJA; Hillels of Westchester; The American Jewish Committee; The Jewish Education Project; and Solomon Schechter School of Westchester. A Wexner graduate, Martine enjoys her family, entertaining, travel, Jewish study and exercise.

Shoshana Boyd Gelfand

Shoshana Boyd Gelfand is the Director of JHub, an operating programme of the London-based Pears Foundation. An ordained rabbi, she is a teacher, speaker and writer on leadership and social change, particularly from a faith perspective. Shoshana appears regularly on BBC Radio 2 “Pause for Thought” and is a frequent speaker at conferences, including TEDxJerusalem, Limmud, Greenbelt, and the Cambridge CoExist Leadership Programme. She is the author of The Barefoot Book of Jewish Folk Tales.

Our Funders

A letter from our founding funders

Adnim Foundation

Anne Heyman and Seth Merrin Family Fund

Toleo Foundation

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