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Dec. 2, 2015
CUNY Graduate Center, Skylight Room
365 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY

Join other funders from the US, Israel, and Europe for a one-day conference to discuss approaches to employment and economic empowerment for the Haredi community in Israel

Registration is now closed. To authorize walk-up registration, please contact conference@jfunders.org. 

Registration fees—JFN members: $200 / Non-members: $250  |   + $25 onsite reg fee

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Wednesday, December 2 • 1:50pm - 2:45pm
Afternoon Panel

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A "shark tank"-style presentation of a number of working models in Israel currently addressing the education and employment of the Haredi population. This is an opportunity to see, listen and interact with the NGOs in Israel who are carrying out the work, and get the critical data funders need to understand how to further support efforts in the field.

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Shaindy Babad

CEO, Temech
Shaindy Babad joined Temech in 2008 as CEO after playing a pivotal role in a number of nonprofit initiatives. Prior to entering the nonprofit sector, Shaindy spent over 12 years in the high-tech industry in Israel, specializing in business development, sales and marketing, and investor relations. In addition to her work at Temech, Shaindy currently writes in community publications, mentors young leadership and is involved with various... Read More →
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Chaviva Eisler

Program Manager—Haredi Employment, American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee
Chaviva Eisler plays an integral role in the planning and launching of employment programs for the Haredi community in Israel within the context of  JDC-Israel's unique Tevet employment initiative. Tevet, a joint initiative between JDC-Israel and the Government of Israel, aims to combat poverty and promote self-sufficiency, by developing employment programs tailored to specific vulnerable populations such as Arab-Israelis and... Read More →
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Naama Elefant

CFO, Kemach Foundation
Naama Elefant is the senior partner in an accountancy firm she established, Elefant Mahalla, managing a staff of over 20 professionals who specialize in managing all fiscal matters and auditing of charitable organizations and companies throughout Israel. Her reputation in the field of philanthropic activity has qualified her to advise and conduct auditing for NGOs and private clients globally in addition to working in collaboration with BDO... Read More →
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Moshe Friedman

Co-Founder, KamaTech
Moshe Friedman lives in Bnei Brak. At the age of 30, Moshe founded Clipop, a start-up company in the online video field, and later became a social entrepreneur leading Haredi integration into the Israeli workforce, especially the high tech industry. Moshe also co-founded KamaTech, a coalition of 30 large high tech companies (i.e. Cisco, Google, Microsoft, Intel, IBM, etc.) to help Haredim integrate into the industry. In addition, he opened... Read More →
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Daniel Goldman

Trustee, Goldman Foundation
Daniel is a founding member of Keren Shemesh, and serves as chair of Gesher. In addition Daniel is a board member of the Jewish Agency and member of the Court of Newcastle University (where he grew up). Daniel is the founding partner of Goldrock Capital, a family office serving an international client base. Daniel's op-eds have been published in the Jerusalem Post and Yisrael Hayom among others, and he is a regularly contributor to Haredi... Read More →
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Mark Rosenberg

Philanthropic Advisor, Kirsh Foundation
Born in Cape Town, South Africa, Mark Rosenberg is an attorney at law with a career in the legal profession, investment banking and private equity.

Wednesday December 2, 2015 1:50pm - 2:45pm
Skylight Room