2011 New York
- ELIE ABADIE
Elie, a rabbi and physician, is director of the Jacob E. Safra Institute of Sephardic Studies at Yeshiva University.
- DAVID BRYFMAN
David is the director of the New Center for Collaborative Leadership at The Jewish Education Project.
- ELLIE COHANIM
Vice President for Development, Center for Initiatives in Jewish Education (CIJE).
- ALAN COHEN
Alan is the director of Global Corporate Responsibility at Henry Schein, Inc.
- CHANEL DUBOFSKY
Chanel is an author, activist and Jewish educator.
- YEHUDIT FEINSTEIN
Yehudit is an artist, educator and founder and director of Israelis in Brooklyn.
- MICHELLE FRIEDMAN
Michelle, a psychologist, is the director of pastoral training at YCT Rabbinical School.
- RACHEL SAIFER GOLDMAN
Rachel is project coordinator for The Conversation and The NYConversation.
- SHEILA GORDON
Sheila is the founding president of Interfaith Community, Inc.
- MARCO GREENBERG
Marco is president of Thunderball11, a branding, social media and p.r. firm, and facilitator for The NYConversation.
- NAFTALI HANAU
Naftali is the founder of Grow and Behold Foods, a producer of pasture-raised kosher meats.
- TAMMY HEPPS
- Tammy is a digital media CTO and life-long genealogist.
- ARI HOFFNUNG
Ari is assistant comptroller for budget and chief policy officer in the New York City comptroller’s office.
- RAE JANVEY
Rae is a consultant/advisor to Jewish leaders and organizations, leadership coach and advisor to The Conversation and The NYConversation.
- MARTIN KACE
Martin is the founder of Empax.org, a non-profit branding and interactive firm.
- DAVID KALB
David, a rabbi, is the director of education at the Bronfman Center for Jewish Life at the 92nd Street Y.
- DORI KIRSHNER
Dori is executive director of Matan.
- DANNY KRIFCHER
Danny is chairman of the board of Jewish Telegraphic Agency and advisor to The Conversation and The NYConversation.
- NAOMI LESS
Naomi, a self-described â€œJewish Chick Rocker,â€ is director of education and training at Storahtelling.
- JOY LEVITT
Joy, a rabbi, is the executive director at the Jewish Community Center in Manhattan.
- RICHARD MARKER
Richard is senior fellow and chair of NYU Academy for Funder Education.
- YEHOSHUA NOVEMBER
Yehoshua, a poet, is an assistant professor at Touro College and Rutgers University.
- LEONARD PETLACH
Leonard is executive director of the Kings Bay YM-YWHA.
- ISAAC PETERSON
Isaac is an artist, illustrator and educator.
- HINDY POUPKO
Hindy is director of Israel and international affairs at the Jewish Community Relations Council of New York.
- WILLIAM RAPFOGEL
William is executive director and CEO of the Metropolitan Jewish Council.
- LENI REISS
Leni is assistant project coordinator for The Conversation and The NYConversation.
- JEFFREY RICHARD
Jeffrey is vice-president for university development at Columbia University.
- AARON ROLLER
Aaron is a policy advisor for the mayor of New York in the office of operations.
- THANE ROSENBAUM
Thane is a novelist and professor at Fordham Law School.
- GARY ROSENBLATT
Gary is editor and publisher of The New York Jewish Week and founder of The Conversation and The NYConversation.
- JOAN ROTH
Joan is a photographer of Jewish women and Jewish communities worldwide.
- SUZY SCHWARTZ
Suzy is assistant dean at Yeshiva Universityâ€™s Center for the Jewish Future.
- AYA SHECHTER
Aya is executive director of Dor Chadash.
- ROMAN SHMULENSON
Roman is executive director of COJECO, The Council of Jewish Ã‰migrÃ© Community Organizations.
- SVETLANA SHMULYIAN
Svetlana is managing partner, Shmulyian Research & Consulting Group.
- DANIEL SMOKLER
Daniel, a rabbi, is the senior Jewish educator at the NYU Bronfman Center for Jewish Student Life.
- GERALD SKOLNIK
Gerald, a rabbi, is the spiritual leader of The Forest Hills Jewish Center.
- FELICIA SOL
Felicia, a rabbi, is a spiritual leader of Congregation Bâ€™nai Jeshurun.
- NEIL STEINBERG
Neil is vice-president for client relations for Synaptic Digital.
- GIL STUDENT
Gil, a rabbi, is managing editor of OU Press, the publishing arm of the Orthodox Union.
- DAVID WILENSKY
David is a member of the editorial committee of Jewschool.com.
- PHILIP WILNER
Philip. A physician, is vice-president and medical director for behavioral health at Weill Cornell Medical Center of New York-Presbyterian Hospital.