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The Alaska World Affairs Council Presents
Director of Community Relations, JDC
"A Jewish Global Response to Humanitarian Needs"
Jennifer Kraft is the Director of Community Relations at the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee, in which capacity she serves as a resource to American Jewish professional and lay leadership about global Jewish needs and JDC's programs and priorities.
Jennifer has been with the JDC since 1994, when she was the recipient of the Ralph I. Goldman Fellowship in International Jewish Communal Service and conducted community development and Jewish educational projects for JDC in Bombay and Kiev.
From 1996-1999 Jennifer
was based in Jerusalem as a member of JDC's
Russian Division, conducting community development work with Jewish communities throughout the Former Soviet Union.
From 1999-2003 she served as the New York based-Israel Desk Director.
Jennifer is a graduate of Tufts University, has a masters degree in Social Work from Columbia University and a masters in Judaic studies from the Jewish Theological Seminary of America.