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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


December 9, 2020 6:32 am
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Now Is the Time to Defeat Antisemitism Once and for All

Whether it is intimidation of Jews on college campuses, institutional antisemitism in the UK’s Labour Party, or the corona-fueled resurgence of ancient anti-Jewish canards, antisemitism...

March 5, 2020 8:26 am
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Is American Jewish History Worth Telling?

Last June, I was asked to help plan the future of the National Museum of American Jewish History (NMAJH) as it was nearing the 10th...

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

You don't have to be a sports fan, to appreciate the Olympics. Every four years, we are treated to two-weeks of the epic, heart-stopping dramas...

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

‘Unorthodox’ Star Shira Haas Shares Throwback Purim Photo From Childhood

Israeli actress Shira Haas shared with her Instagram followers on Thursday a photo...

Genesis Prize Foundation to Honor Life and Legacy of Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks

JNS.org - The Genesis Prize Foundation announced plans to honor the late prominent...

Features

Israeli Locust Slayers Train Ethiopians to Save Crops

JNS.org - Some call it a plague. Yoav Motro calls it a war. The enemies are the huge armies of desert...

An Israeli Soldier Gives His All for Lonely Senior Citizens

JNS.org - “Between 11th and 12th grade, after a tough fencing session, I saw a television report about all these...

Why the UAE Wants Israeli Help to Secure Its Food Supplies

JNS.org - Food security is emerging as a key area in which the United Arab Emirates is eager for Israeli...

World

Tulsa Police Search for Two Suspects for Vandalism of Holocaust Memorial St...

Police in Tulsa, Oklahoma are searching for two suspects who destroyed statues dedicated to child victims of the Holocaust at...

Israel

Israel Halts Transfer of Vaccines to Other Nations

i24 News – Israel will halt all transfer of coronavirus vaccines to foreign states with immediate effect, health officials said on Thursday. The announcement follows a statement by Defense Minister and...

Middle East

Israel, Bahrain Leaders Discuss Iran, Possible Vaccine Plant

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Bahrain's Crown Prince Sheikh Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa on Thursday discussed Iran and the possible involvement of the Gulf state in establishing a vaccine...

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