Speakers

Rabbi Stephanie Aaron

Rabbi, Congregation Chaverim

Trish Adlesic

Director / Producer

Rabbi Rachel Ain

Rabbi, Sutton Place Synagogue, New York

Sara Allen

Executive Director of the Jewish Teen Education and Engagement Funder Collaborative, Jewish Federations of North America

Jessica Anderson

Director of Community Security, Jewish Federation of Greater Portland

Tanya Arbit

Women’s Philanthropy President, Milwaukee Jewish Federation.

Suzanne Barton Grant

Treasurer, Jewish Federations of North America

Rabbi Golan Ben-Chorin, Ed.D.

Spiritual Director and Co-Founder, Finding North

Ely Benhamo

Director of Major Gifts, OneTable

Debby Berman

Assistant Director, Education & Community Outreach, The Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles

Cheryl Brause

Co-Founder and Mindfulness Instructor, Pause to be Present

Stacie Brockman

Entrepreneur and Philanthropist

Elana Broitman

Senior Vice President of Public Affairs, Jewish Federations of North America

Lily Cohen

Student at Northwestern University

Katie Couric

Award-winning journalist, author

Elizabeth A. Cullen

Associate Director, Health Policy, Strategic Health Resource Center at Jewish Federations of North America & Washington Representative, Network of Jewish Human Service Agencies

Lauren Danneman

National Young Leadership Cabinet Co-Chair, Jewish Federations of North America

Lacey Schwartz Delgado

Filmmaker, Second Lady of New York

Sarah Eisenman

Chief Community and Jewish Life Officer, Jewish Federations of North America

Essen Essen Otu

Phoenix Black-Jewish Dialogue Member, Manager of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI), Salt River Project

Jillian Feiger

Director of Jewish Student Connection & the Joyce Zeff Israel Study Tour, JewishColorado

Eric Fingerhut

President & CEO, Jewish Federations of North America

Stacey Aviva Flint

Director of JEDI Education and Community Engagement, Jewish Federations of North America

Brittany Fonteno

President & CEO, Planned Parenthood Arizona

Elana Frank

CEO & Founder, Jewish Fertility Foundation

Rabbanit Dasi Fruchter

Founder and Spiritual Leader, South Philadelphia Shtiebel

Rabbi Laura Geller

Rabbi Emerita, Temple Emanuel of Beverly Hills

Gabby Giffords

Former United States Representative

Carolyn Gitlin

Chair, National Women’s Philanthropy

Audrey N. Glickman

Member of the Pittsburgh Jewish community, Member of Tree of Life Synagogue

Allison Gorokhovsky

 Volunteer with the Jewish Federation Volunteer Hub

Irit Gross

Chief Advancement Officer, OneTable

Danielle Gross

Phoenix Black-Jewish Dialogue Member

Sophie Hearne

Director of Partnerships and Special Initiatives, Jewish Federations of North America

Aaron Henne

Artistic Director, Theatre Dybbuk

Dr. Julianne Holt-Lunstad, PHD

Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience, Brigham Young University

Rabbi Emily Hyatt

Associate Rabbi, Temple Emanuel, Denver

Avital Ingber

Chief Advancement Officer, Honeymoon Israel

Gadeer Kamal-Mreeh

Senior Envoy of The Jewish Agency for Israel to The Jewish Federation of Greater Washington

Sigal Kanotopsky

Director, Northeast U.S. Region, The Jewish Agency for Israel

Marisa Kaplan

Senior Vice President, Caring For Jews In Need , The Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angele

Deborah Schrayer Karmin

International Lion of Judah Conference Co-Chair

Sheila Katz

CEO, National Council of Jewish Women

Dana Keller

Chair of the Board, Jewish Federation of Greater Hartford

Heather Kline

International Lion of Judah Conference Co-Chair

Kiyomi Kowalski

Community activist & educator, and co-founder, Jewbian Princess

Shelly Kupfer

Immediate Past Chair, National Women’s Philanthropy, Jewish Federations of North America

Dr. Omi Leissner

Author of Mining Women's Bodies: The Case of Childbirth in Israel 
and Independent Researcher in the areas of Law and Gender Studies

Naomi Less

Musician-in-Residence

Joan Lubar

Board Chair of the Milwaukee Jewish Federation and founding co-Chair of Jewish Federations’ JEDI Initiative

Rep. Kathy Manning

U.S. Representative, D-NC

Rabbi Sara Mason-Barkin

Phoenix Black-Jewish Dialogue Member, Executive Educator, Congregation Beth Israel

Michael Masters

National Director & CEO, Secure Community Network (SCN)

Marlee Matlin

Academy Award Winner, Actor, Producer, Director, Activist and Motivational Speaker

Jenny Mollen

Actress, Bestselling Author

Robyn Polansky Morrison

Founder and Lead Principal, MORR Strategy

Jessica P. Zachs

Chief Executive Officer & Founder, Dignity Grows

Julie Platt

Chair of the Board of Trustees, Jewish Federations of North America

Aaron Pratt

Phoenix Black-Jewish Dialogue Member, Western States Campaign Director, AIPAC

Sasha Raskin-Yin

Interim Executive Director of Amplifier, Jewish Federations of North America

Mindy Richenstein

Founder and President, Supplies for Success

Rae Ringel

President , The Ringel Group

Rabbi Isaiah Rothstein

Rabbinic Scholar and Public Affairs Advisor, Jewish Federations of North America

Jeannie Sager

Director, Women's Philanthropy Institute, Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy

Rose Savage Levenson

Program and Operations Coordinator, BaMidbar

Rachel Braun Scherl

Managing Partner & Co-Founder
, SPARK Solutions for Growth

Liz Schrayer

President, Schrayer & Associates, Inc.

Lauren Schreiber Sasaki

Jewish& Programmer, Miles Nadal JCC in Toronto 

Shul Sisters

Cantorial Trio: Cantors Laurie Akers, Rachel Brook, and Rachel Goldman

Andrea Sonnenberg

Mental Health Advocate, Podcast Host, Attorney

Adm. James Stavridis

Former NATO Commander, Operating Executive, The Carlyle Group

Judith Sydner

Co-Founder, TribeTalk

Adam Teitelbaum

Executive Director, Israel Action Network, Jewish Federations of North America

Amb. Linda Thomas-Greenfield

United States ambassador to the United Nations 

Jayson Tinsley

Phoenix Black-Jewish Dialogue Member

Noa Tishby

Author, Israel’s Special Envoy for Combating Antisemitism and Delegitimization

Maya Verbayov

Jewish Agency Israel Fellow to Hillel Foundation of Orange County  

Clarissa Ward

British-American television journalist and chief international correspondent, CNN

MK Ruth Wasserman Lande

Member of Knesset

Dani Wassner

Director of Israel Government Relations, Jewish Federations of North America

Barbara Waxman

Coach, Life Stage Expert, Gerontologist, Speaker, Author, Angel Investor

Alex Zablotsky

Managing Director, PJ Library

Ariel Zwang

Chief Executive Officer, JDC