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Dr. Misha Galperin is President and CEO of Jewish Agency International Development. In this role, he is responsible for the Jewish Agency for Israel's External Affairs, Financial Resource Development, Marketing and Communications and many of its strategic initiatives worldwide. He is the co-author of The Case for Jewish Peoplehood: Can We Be One? and of Reimagining Leadership in Jewish Organizations: Ten Practical Lessons to Help You Implement Change and Achieve Your Goals, both published by Jewish Lights Publishing. He has written and spoken internationally on issues of peoplehood, Jewish identity and community; and was chosen as one of the "Top Five" in the 2010 Forward List of the 50 most influential Jewish leaders in North America. Before assuming this position, Dr. Galperin was CEO of the Jewish Federation of Greater Washington for 9 years and prior to that served as COO of UJA-Federation of New York. Dr. Galperin was born in Odessa, Ukraine and immigrated to the United States as a teenager. He has a Ph.D. in clinical psychology; is a graduate of the Wexner Heritage Program; and has worked as an interpreter, teacher, psychotherapist and executive of several social services, community services and educational institutions. Dr. Galperin lives with his family in Brooklyn, New York.

ARTICLES BY: Misha Galperin


August 15, 2012 11:20 pm
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Jewish Gymnast Aly Raisman and the Future of Jewish Identity

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June 24, 2012 12:23 am
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Pondering the Limits of Conversation

The Jewish Agency's third Global Jewish Forum is just a stone's throw away on the calendar. I use that expression intentionally. Occurring three times each...

Culture

Baseball Icon Dykstra Takes on a New Hobby: Torah Study

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Features

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The Dead Sea Scrolls Monument

In 1946 or 1947 -- no one knows for certain -- a Bedouin goatherd nicknamed Muhammad the Wolf led his...

World

UK Jews Applaud Office for Students for Adopting IHRA Definition of Antisem...

The regulatory body for higher education in England has adopted an internationally-recognized definition of antisemitism -- a move welcomed by...

Israel

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Middle East

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