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Idit Klein

ldit is a national leader for social justice with more than 25 years of experience in the non­profit sector. Since 2001, she has served as the leader of Keshet, the national organization for LGBTQ equality in Jewish life. ldit built Keshet from a local organization with an annual budget of…

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Amram Altzman

Amram brings his passion for justice, experiential education, and art to his work creating vibrant, empowering Shabbatonim for LGBTQ and ally Jewish teens. A veteran of Keshet’s teen programs, Amram was a contributing writer for New Voices Magazine and a member of the community education team at Brandeis Precollege Programs…

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Rabbi Micah Buck-Yael

Rabbi Micah Buck-Yael serves as Keshet’s Director of Education and Training. Before Keshet, Micah had the position of  Coordinator of Community Chaplaincy with the Jewish Family & Children’s Service of St. Louis, where they provided personalized support, connection, and meaningful programming for individuals throughout the St. Louis community. His work…

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Jon Cohen

Jon is excited to merge his dedication to community building with his personal mission for LGBTQ+ rights and representation. By applying his own experiences, he revels in the opportunity to organize diverse communities through an intersectional Jewish lens as the Director of Community Mobilization at Keshet. After graduating from Florida…

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Steven Davis

Steven was a Keshet volunteer and donor for more than 15 years before joining the team full-time, where he now ensures that all of our events run smoothly and brilliantly as Events Manager. Starting his career at the Museum of Science in Boston, Steven went on to plan dozens of…

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Zane Diamond

Zane brings their passion for Jewish life and LGBTQ equality and their penchant for logistics to their role as Keshet’s Executive Assistant. They credit their love for Judaism, LGBTQ community, and the confluence of the two to their experience participating in Keshet’s Shabbatonim for LGBTQ and ally Jewish teens. Zane…

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Rebecca Ennen

Rebecca is a political communicator, strategist, organizer, and fundraiser, deeply motivated by the Jewish prophetic and halachic visions of a world of integrity and abundance. Most recently as a Deputy Director at Jews United for Justice, Rebecca has helped build multiracial coalitions, win powerful progressive legislation and budgets, and move…

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Suzanne Feinspan

Suzanne brings her background in coaching, facilitation, advocacy, and Jewish communal life to her job as Keshet’s Deputy CEO. Prior to joining Keshet, Suzanne worked with Avodah, running their DC Service corps, and in various national programmatic and management roles, including Deputy Director and Acting Executive Director. She also worked…

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Sarah Gill

Sarah has been a Jewish Educator, Public School Teacher, Environmental Educator, Outreach Director, and now, for more than a decade, Salesforce Administrator for nonprofits.  After these many years helping folks understand and be less overwhelmed-by their data and systems, but then leaving them after a year or so, she is thrilled…

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Jon Grabelle Herrmann

Jon welcomes you to make a donation to Keshet. He has been a fundraiser, nonprofit executive, and repeat entrepreneur for over 20 years. In past roles at Volunteers of Legal Service, USA250, Pre-K for PA, J Street, and as the founder of Campus Philly, Jon has raised over $25M from…

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Keshet was a game-changer for our camp! We now have crystal clear understanding of LGBTQ terminology and the confidence to use it. Our counselors are much more intentional about the language they use to express the gender diversity among our campers. Thanks to Keshet, our campers and their families know that they will be fully embraced for who they are.

Sheryl Kirschenbaum, Director of Surprise Lake Camp

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