Deputy Director of Jewish Communal Engagement

Emily joins the Communal Relations Team at J Street, with a background in Jewish Education. She received her BA in Judaic Studies at the University of Florida, and MA in Experiential Jewish Education from American Jewish University in Los Angeles. Emily started her career as the West Coast Region Field Worker for KOACH. She most recently served as the Retreat Center Program Manager at Ramah Darom, as well as working with Honeymoon Israel to launch a successful engagement initiative for their alumni. Emily currently lives in Atlanta with her husband, Rabbi Ari Kaiman, their four kids, and their pandemic rescue dog.