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Michal Abramoff

Shlicha (Israeli Emissary)

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Michal Abramoff is the UES Shlicha of the Jewish Agency. Michal was born in NYC and made Aliyah to Israel with her family at young age. She grew up in Tel Aviv attending art schools, majoring in visual arts and social sciences. From an early age, Michal worked in education – as a camp counselor, an educational NCO in the military, and a variety of small education programs directed at building leadership and social responsibility. After completing her BA in Psychology, Sociology and Anthropology from TA University, she spent two years as a Shlicha to the Jewish community of greater Hartford, CT.

Upon returning from Shlichut, Michal moved to Jerusalem, and received a Masters in Jewish education through the advanced program in pluralistic Jewish education at Hebrew Union College – Jewish Institute of Religion (HUC-JIR)/ Jerusalem, in cooperation with the Melton Center for Jewish Education at the Hebrew University. Michal also was a fellow at the Youth Leadership Program of the Mandel Leadership Institute in Jerusalem.

During her time in Jerusalem Michal worked for Noar Telem, the Israeli Reform youth movement, at first as the Jerusalem Regional Director, leading three different branches in the Jerusalem area and creating regional programming and Alumni Community Director, creating the alumni community, planning community events, and furthering the connections between the alumni and the reform movement at large. For the past two years Michal became the National Director of Noar Telem, overseeing all branches, staff, and programing, leading the youth leadership government and was also the movements camp director.