Born and raised in Los Angeles California, Allen grew up embracing Jewish culture, traditions and a love for Israel.
A defining time in his
life was when he
lived in Israel for his
first year in college and fell in love with the country.
It was then when he
began to feel â€œIsrael is my home, the people - my familyâ€.
Currently, Allen is a Managing Director at Jefferies and Company.
He received his BS in Finance from Touro College and went through the Certificate Program in Foreign Exchange/Commodities Trading in NYU.
is the proud organizer of Tribe 13
which is an organization that focuses on bringing together Orthodox, Reform and Conservative Jews through various social events.
always tries to connect people to a good cause. â€œAfter my family and my profession, charity and community activities are my highest priorityâ€.
As a Board Member, Allen looks forward to contributing all he
can to further develop the organization.
strongly believes in the mission of Dor Chadash. â€œDor Chadash helps Israelis feel less homesick, while causing Americans to long to go back to Israelâ€.