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Senior Program Manager, Wexner Israel Fellowship

Elisha Gechter is the Senior Program Manager for Fellowships Curriculum. She designs leadership learning experiences for over 100 fellows, oversees the Wexner Israel Fellowship and collaborates on the Wexner Senior Leadership Executive Education Program. She spent two years working on the Black Family Fellowship for active duty and veteran military students. Elisha has been working in the Boston Jewish Community for 14 years – previously connecting people searching for community and for Jewish wisdom as the Associate Director of Adult Learning and Community Engagement at Hebrew College and fundraising with local young leaders at the Jewish Federation, CJP. She has a BA in psychology from Yeshiva University in New York and an MA/MBA from Brandeis’ Heller Hornstein Program in Jewish Leadership and Non-Profit Management. She is currently pursuing Rabbinical Ordination from Yeshivat Maharat in their part-time executive track. Elisha lives in Somerville with her husband and two kids and is an active lay leader in her Jewish communities.

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