J Street Board Member

Nancy Bernstein is the Co-Chair of J Street Pittsburgh since its launch in 2010. She also serves on the Boards of her synagogue, Congregation Beth Shalom, and the Women Donor’s Network (WDN), and participates on the Overseas Funding Committee of the local Jewish Federation. She is a member of the Advisory Committee of PA Clean Water Action. Nancy has an MPH from Columbia University and spent many years in NYC training public sector workers about their legal rights to protection from job hazards. Nancy grew up in Washington DC and as a teenager, got to know Yitzhak and Lea Rabin, who were close personal friends of her parents, when Rabin was Israel’s Ambassador to the US. Rabin’s assassination was a spark to Middle East peace activism. Nancy has two children, Noah and Zoe, and lives in Pittsburgh PA with her husband, Robert Schoen.