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RACHEL JACOBY ROSENFIELD

Executive VP, Shalom Hartman Institute of North America
Jacoby Rosenfield serves as Executive Vice President at the Shalom Hartman Institute of North America where she shapes the vision and strategy, leads the staff, oversees programs and operations, and develops the culture.  Rachel is a teacher, writer and speaker—skills honed early as a scholar of literature and developed throughout her career as an educator. Previously, she was Director of Experiential Education at the American Jewish World Service, where she led the team charged with the development and implementation of innovative educational programs designed to inspire and train American Jews to act in support of AJWS’s global justice work.  She was the founding director of the Jewish Greening Fellowship and has served on numerous committees and advisory boards. She was a fellow in the national Selah Leadership Program and is a graduate of the Muehlstein Fellowship for Jewish Professional Leadership and earned her M.A. in Comparative Literature at the University of California at Berkeley. She lives in Bronx, NY with her husband Paul, a psychiatrist, and their teenage children Maayan and Yonah.