Jill Moskowitz Appointed Executive Director of Washington, D.C. and Mid-Atlantic Region

• TAGS: Leadership, Philanthropy

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Jill Moskowitz

NEW YORK, NY—January 30, 2018The American Committee for the Weizmann Institute of Science announced that Jill Moskowitz had joined the organization as Executive Director, Washington, D.C. and Mid-Atlantic Region.

Ms. Moskowitz will lead local philanthropic efforts to support the Weizmann Institute, a top-ranking, multidisciplinary research institution in Rehovot, Israel. In addition to deepening the American Committee’s relationships with existing Weizmann supporters in Washington, D.C., she will expand the organization’s activity and visibility throughout the Mid-Atlantic region.

Ms. Moskowitz brings to the American Committee a wealth of experience in Jewish philanthropy, having worked for decades in both the U.S. and Israel. Most recently, she served as National Director of Development at the Israeli American Council (IAC). Prior to IAC, she served as Senior Vice President for Global and Israel Philanthropy at the Jewish Agency for Israel. Her development expertise has benefitted many leading organizations throughout her career, including American Friends of the Hebrew University and BBYO.

In addition to her national and international experience, Ms. Moskowitz is a recognized local leader in the Greater Washington, D.C. area. She was the founding Executive Director of the Washington, D.C. Jewish Community Center, which established the annual  Jill Moskowitz Volunteer Award in her honor. At the UJA Federation of Greater Washington, she served as Director of Gateways, overseeing an acculturation program for newly arrived immigrants from the former Soviet Union.

She holds a master’s in social work from Virginia Commonwealth University, as well as a bachelor’s in Hebrew culture and education from New York University.

“Jill is an outstanding professional with deep ties to the Washington, D.C. community,” said Mark A. Feldman, Senior Vice President, Financial Resource Development. “Her passion for Israel and Jewish causes makes her ideally suited to expand support for the Weizmann Institute in this important region of the country.”

“Through its extraordinary scientific breakthroughs, the Weizmann Institute is making a difference for people around the world,” Ms. Moskowitz added. “I look forward to working with local and national leadership to advance the Institute’s important mission of science for the benefit of humanity.”