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Paula Goldstein Installed as NJHSA Board Chair

Paula Goldstein HeadshotBy Megan Manelli, NJHSA Director of Marketing & Communications


Diverse board represents wide range of expertise from the U.S., Canada and Israel

May 20, 2022 – The Network of Jewish Human Service Agencies (NJHSA), the leading voice for Jewish human service organizations in the U.S., Canada and Israel, recently installed Paula Goldstein, President & CEO of JFCS of Greater Philadelphia as its new Board Chair and welcomed seven new members to its Board of Directors. The appointments were made during the NJHSA Annual Meeting, which was held during PowerNET 2022: Realizing Global Impact Through Collaboration, the organization’s first in-person gathering since 2019. The 2022-2023 slate of officers and board members can be viewed here.

The following individuals were installed as new members of the NJHSA Board of Directors, with three year terms, ending May 2025:

Al Benarroch        Executive Director, JCFS Winnipeg, MB, Canada

Efrem Billauer      Compliance Development Officer, Claims Conference, NY

Yossi Heymann    CEO, JDC Israel Eshel Division, Israel

Balraj Kalsi           Sr. VP and General Manager, Workforce Skills, Cengage Group, Boston, MA

Elaine Katz           Sr. VP, Grants and Communications, Kessler Foundation, West Orange, NJ

Rochelle Rubin     Community Volunteer, Minneapolis, MN

Eli Veitzer             CEO, JFS Los Angeles, CA

“The diverse expertise of these incoming board members will be invaluable as we continue to advance the Jewish human service sector,” said Reuben Rotman, the Network’s President & CEO. “At PowerNET 2022, we celebrated the Network’s 5th anniversary and highlighted several current areas of focus that are impacting the Jewish human service sector including supporting Ukrainian refugees, building the capacity of Network member agencies to better address both the nation’s workforce shortage and the increasing demand for youth mental health services.”