About our CEO, Anna Kislanski
Anna Kislanski is an experienced educator and community specialist who, prior to her appointment as CEO of the Israel Reform Movement, spent the past decade as IMPJ Deputy Director General, oversaw the Congregational and Educational arms of the Reform Movement in Israel, and worked to support the growing network of Reform Congregations in Israel. Anna led and supervised the more than doubling of the IMPJ’s congregational presence which was 23 when she began in 2020, and is now 54.
Anna served as the Reform Movement’s Central Shlicha for URJ (2005-2009) and during that time was selected by The Jewish Agency for Israel as the top professional Shaliach for 2006. She also worked for the School Twinning Program with the Tel Aviv Los Angeles Partnership in Curricula Development and as the Program Director for Congregation Or Hadash in Haifa, the Reform Movement’s largest congregation in the north of Israel.
Anna’s experience in education also draws from her work at MELITZ (The Institute for Jewish-Zionist Education) as a Program Director and Facilitator, developing programs for schools, youth and educators, as a Facilitator for the MICHAEL Program, and as a Training Director at the College of Management in Israel.
Anna has degrees in Middle Eastern Studies and Educational Counseling. She lives with her husband, Arthur, and their three children live in Even Yehuda, Israel and are founding members of Kehillat HaShachar – one of IMPJ’s newest congregations.
David Bernstein, Deputy Director, Development and Overseas Relations
Orly Erez-Likhovski, Executive Director, Israel Religious Action Center (IRAC)
Yuli Goren, Spokesperson
Yael Katz, Head of Congregational, Youth, Young Adult and Educational Activities
Eyal Rakover, CFO
Rabbi Mira Regev, Head of Content and Culture
Danny Savach, Deputy Director, Administration and Human Resources
Board of Directors 2022
Yair Lootsteen Adv., Chairman of the Board – Kehillat Kol HaNeshama, Jerusalem
Prof. Ronen Beeri – Kehillat Kamatz, Mevasseret Zion
Lior Ben-Tsur – Kehillat Natan-Ya, Netanya
Ronit Boytner – Kehillat Yozma, Modi’in
Michael Galinski – Director of V’Ahavta, Shoham
Daniel E. Hachen – Kibbutz Yahel
Eran Ovadia – Kehillat Kamatz, Mevasseret Zion
Michael Sabel Darel – Director of Kehillat Kamatz, Mevasseret Zion
Lesley Sachs – Kehillat Beit Daniel
Nir Shuali – Director of Achvat Israel, Rishon L’Zion
Members of the Audit Committee: