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Ari Kristan, Chair

Ari practices employment and higher education law as a partner at Hirsch Roberts Weinstein in Boston.  In this role, Ari advises organizations on how to avoid employee conflict and minimize the risk of litigation. Ari also represents businesses and non-profits, including colleges and universities, in state and federal court.  In addition, Ari serves as an investigator of…

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Tamar Prager, Board Secretary

Tamar Prager is a mother, wife, percussionist, and outdoor enthusiast living in Westchester, New York. She comes from a background in health care with years of service in public health and clinical nursing. Tamar founded a consulting business in 2020 called Tamar Prager, teaching people how to radically transform their…

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Adam Simon, Treasurer

Adam Simon has worked in philanthropy in and out of the Jewish community for 15 years. He currently is Executive Director of a global family foundation advancing Jewish learning, Judaism in Israel, peace between Israelis and Palestinians, civic engagement in the US, Democratic politics, and children within the US welfare…

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Idit Klein

Idit is a national leader for social change with more than 30 years of experience in the non-profit justice sector. Since 2001, she has served as the leader of Keshet, the national organization for LGBTQ equality in Jewish life. Idit built Keshet from a local organization with an annual budget…

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Angel Alvarez-Mapp

Angel (he/him) founded Mapp Consulting, a consultancy that partners with organizations to optimize their potential. Previously, he served as the Chief Operating Officer of Repair the World and the Senior Director of Operations for the Jews of Color Initiative, where he worked to advance racial equity in the US Jewish…

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Alyx Bernstein

Alyx, born and raised in London (and a proud adopted New Yorker), is a Program Associate at The Jewish Education Project, where she supports Jewish educators across the country. She is a recent alumna of Barnard College and the Jewish Theological Seminary, where she received two Bachelor’s Degrees in Comparative…

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Amy Born

Amy Born has worked in the field of organizational psychology and organizational development for over 15 years. She currently serves as Chief Research and Innovation Officer at Leading Edge and is affiliated with two consulting firms, one focuses on the corporate and government sectors and the other focuses on leadership…

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Eli Gurock

Eli Gurock lives in Brookline, MA, and grew up in Riverdale in the Bronx with his wife and high school sweetheart, Sheri. Together, they founded the baby gear and toy retail company Magic Beans in 2004, where Eli is the CEO. He is obsessed with his three kids, diligently practices…

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Oren Henry

Oren Henry has been connected to the Jewish community his entire life. His grandfather a rabbi, his Israeli grandmother a Hebrew school principal, and his mother a Hebrew teacher, Oren’s synagogue in suburban Chicago was his second home while growing up, particularly once he became a Hebrew tutor and religious…

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Liana Krupp

Liana Krupp is the President and Trustee of the Krupp Family Foundation, which focuses its work on capacity building and community partnerships across the Jewish, food and arts sectors. She is deeply involved in the Foundation’s strategic work and is a patron of the arts nationally and internationally. In her…

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Keshet successfully brought out the largest ever canvass on a transgender-specific policy issue or campaign I've seen in my 20 years of organizing. Keshet was an extraordinary part of the Yes on 3 coalition and made an incredible impact on all facets of the campaign.

Amy Mello, Vice President of Public Engagement for Freedom for All Americans