AJC Philadelphia/Southern NJ is pleased to announce that Hilary Levine has been promoted to Associate Director. In this new role, Levine will continue to manage AJC Philadelphia’s ever-growing advocacy, interreligious/intergroup, and programmatic initiatives throughout the region (which covers Pennsylvania, Southern NJ, and Delaware). She will also take on a role with donor cultivation and fundraising outreach.
Levine previously served as AJC Philadelphia’s Assistant Regional Director since December 2014. During this time, she is noted for helping to grow the regional office’s advocacy and interfaith work and enhancing AJC’s presence in the community. Achievements included receiving the prestigious AJC Staff Excellence Award at the 2016 AJC Global Forum in Washington, D.C. and representing AJC on the 2018 Israel Ministry of Foreign Affairs Diplomatic Seminar for Young Jewish Leaders. Additionally, Levine was a Fellow at the Hertog Foundation in Washington, D.C. in 2016 and is a graduate of the FBI Philadelphia Citizens Academy, class of 2019.
“AJC is delighted to offer Hilary this opportunity for advancement in her career,” stated Marcia Bronstein, Regional Director. “She is an asset to the field of Jewish Communal Service and a strong leader among her peers.”
Prior to joining AJC, Levine served as Associate for the Community Relations Committee (CRC) of the Jewish Federation of Greater MetroWest NJ where she planned and implemented Israel advocacy programs and educational opportunities and managed the Israel and World Affairs portfolio for the Federation, while supporting the CRC’s government affairs and other issue-based work. Levine graduated summa cum laude from Elmira College, where she studied international relations and history, and undertook graduate studies in international affairs, concentrating in diplomacy and foreign policy, at The City College of the City University of New York. Levine hails from North Caldwell, NJ and currently resides in Philadelphia.
“My combined interests in and passion for advocacy, policy, international affairs, interfaith relations, Israel, and the Jewish people make AJC the perfect place for me,” noted Levine. “It has been an honor to play a role in the growth of AJC in this region, and I look forward to what the future holds.”
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