Northwest Regional Director

Rachel joined J Street in 2010, with 15 years of experience in community outreach, leadership development and fundraising in the Bay Area and New York Jewish communities. She previously served as the Director of Development for the 14th Street Y in New York City, a vibrant JCC. She also served in senior development roles at flagship PBS station Thirteen/WNET, and at the 92nd Street Y in Manhattan. In the late 1990s she devoted several years to expanding the San Francisco chapter of the New Israel Fund. Rachel holds a BA in Interdisciplinary Studies with a concentration on the modern Middle East from U.C. Berkeley, which included a year at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, and is a certified mediator. A Manhattan native, Rachel lives in Berkeley, California with her husband and 3 children.