Deborah Fishman works in communications and community building as a network-weaver. She currently serves as Director of Communications for The AVI CHAI Foundation. She is also the founder of FED (www.fedsocial.co), a community that restores our human capacity for empathy through delicious food, inspirational ideas and artistic performances, and dialogue with people from diverse backgrounds who engage with Jewish creativity and culture. Previously, Deborah was Network Animator for PresenTense Group and Editor & Publisher of PresenTense Magazine.
Deborah is a JewV’Nation Fellow with the Union for Reform Judaism and a member of ROI Community. She has a M.A. in Jewish Professional Studies from Spertus Institute, was a Fellow in Israel Education at the iCenter, and, and was named one of the “36 under 36” Jews making an impact in the NYC Jewish community by the Jewish Week. She lives in Manhattan and has two daughters, Ayelet and Merav.
Deborah Fishman, Director of Communications, discusses her work promoting the skill of being a Network Weaver and the impact this role can have in your organization.
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