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FEREP Alumni
FEREP Alumni

FEREP alumni have been and will continue to be the natural catalysts for progressive change and innovation across the Federation system. They are the best and the brightest in the Jewish Federations with continuous opportunities to build relationships with community, national and international leaders and decision-makers that will, in turn, help shape local and global policies.

FEREP Alumni Include:


Class of 1974

Steven Edelstein, Executive Director, Nashville Jewish Federation
Stephen H. Hoffman, former President and Chief Executive Officer, United Jewish Communities

Class of 1976

Max Kleinman, Executive Vice President, United Jewish Communities of MetroWest
Bruce Yudewitz, Planning Director, Greater Miami Jewish Federation

Class of 1979
Richard Meyer, Executive Vice-President, Milwaukee Jewish Federation
Steven Rakitt, Executive Director, Jewish Federation of Greater Atlanta

Class of 1980
Joel Fox, Executive Vice-President, Jewish Community Federation of Cleveland

Class of 1981

Jacob Solomon, Executive Vice-President, Greater Miami Jewish Federation

Class of 1982
Debra Stein, Senior Executive, UJC Consulting, United Jewish Communities
Lisa Morrison, Campaign Director, UJA-Federation of Toronto

Class of 1984
Mark Gurvis, Executive Director, Jewish Federation of Greater Vancouver
Nancy Kutler, Vice-President, Funds and Foundations, THE ASSOCIATED: Jewish Community Federation of Baltimore

Class of 1986
Michael Rassler, Executive Director, Jewish Federation of Greater Long Beach

Class of 1989
Daniel Blain, Campaign Director and Vice President, Jewish Community Federation of Cleveland

Class of 1990

Hope Cutler, Director of Special Projects, Jewish Federation of Palm Beach County

Class of 1994

Marc Blattner, Chief Operating Officer, Jewish Federation of Greater Atlanta
David Frankel, Young Leadership Director, UJA-Federation of NewYork

Class of 1995

David Contorer, Director of Donor Relations, Jewish Federation of Metro Detroit
Elliot Halperin, Assistant Campaign Director, UJA-Federation of Bergen County
Lisa Tabak, Assistant Campaign Director, Jewish Community Federation of San Francisco

Class of 2001
Deborah Goldfarb, Associate Executive Vice-President, Columbus Jewish Federation

Class of 2004

Sean Mandell, Director of Israel & Overseas Programs, Jewish Federation of Palm Beach County