An Interview with Ilana Kaufman, Public Affairs and Civic Engagement Director, East Bay JCRC

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Ilana Kaufman is a nationally recognized speaker, a Jewish community leader with twenty years of organizational development experience, and a published author of many articles, including, “What It’s Like to Be a Black, Gay, Professional Jew.” Keshet interviewed her about her work for the Jewish Community Relations Council and how the Jewish community can more fully embrace its diversity. Can you describe your […]

Showing Up for Our Youth of Color

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Lesbian Jewish Community Relation Council’s Public Affairs and Civic Engagement Director for the East Bay Ilana Kaufman notes that the Jewish community has done next to nothing to strategically address its internal racism I was sitting across the very large desk of a nationally respected Jewish organizational leader. As we closed the meeting he picked […]