Wendy Keter, Director Emeritus of the Raphael Recanati International School at the Interdisciplinary Center- IDC Herzliya made aliyah on her own from Philadelphia at the age of 18 in 1971, like many of the students attending the RRIS at IDC today. She graduated from Hebrew University, completing a B.A. in Political Science and Jewish Philosophy in Hebrew and holds a Masters degree in Social Work (MSW) specializing in Community Organization from Howard University in Washington DC.
Becoming the Director of the RRIS was a natural step in Wendy’s career path. She believes that both her professional and personal experience have contributed greatly to the job and the fact that she was once a student herself and is a parent in Israel is very beneficial to the students and their families. Though retired Wendy continues to play an active role at IDC in an advisory position and also in recruiting students in both the United States and Europe. Wendy is married to Avi, a native Israeli, has two sabra children and is a grandmother to five grandchildren.