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The Ruderman Family Foundation maintains offices in Boston and Israel. The Foundation is presided over by Jay Ruderman, the Foundation’s President. Shira Ruderman is the Executive Director. Sharon Shapiro, Jay’s sister, is a Trustee and Community Liaison. The Foundation has a Board of Trustees who meet quarterly to approve the Foundation’s partnerships and grants.

The Foundation’s staff includes

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Jay Ruderman

President and Trustee

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Sharon Shapiro

Community Liaison and Trustee

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Shira Ruderman

Executive Director

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Hanna Shaul Bar Nissim, PhD

Deputy Director (US)

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Galia Granot

Deputy Director (Israel)

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Molly Silver

Mental Health Program Officer

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Liat Dolengiewicz

Programs and Media Officer, US-Israel Relations

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Yehuda Ozalvo

Project and Content Manager, US-Israel Relations

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Aviva Goldstein

Israel Office Manager

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Sivan Raz

Program Officer

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Caitlyn Folino

Program Associate - Research & Data Analytics

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Jackie Schwartz

Social Media and Content Associate

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Allie Henke

Executive Assistant

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Lihi Shoshani

Infrastructure and Systems Manager

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Michelle Passe

Design and Media Intern

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