World Zionist Congress Elections—Vote for Your Voice in Israel—What does it Mean?
Featuring Anna Kislanski, Deputy Director General and Chief Operating Officer at Israel Movement for Reform and Progressive Judaism
Free and open to the community
7:30 AM: Bagels & Coffee
8:00 AM: Program
Ms. Kislanski is an experienced educator and community specialist who oversees the Congregational and Educational arms of the Reform Movement in Israel and works to support the growing network of Reform Congregations in Israel. Anna has served in this position since 2010 and has supervised the more than doubling of the IMPJ’s congregational presence which was 23 when she began and is now 50.
Formerly Anna served as the Reform Movement’s Central Shlicha for URJ (2005-2009) and during that time was selected by The Jewish Agency for Israel as the top professional Shaliach for 2006.
Prior to filling these posts, Anna Kislanski served as Curriculum Consultant for the School Twinning Program with the Tel Aviv Los Angeles Partnership and as the Program Director for Congregation Or Hadash in Haifa, the Reform Movement’s largest congregation in the north of Israel.
For several years she worked for MELITZ (The Institute for Jewish-Zionist Education) as Program Director and Facilitator, developing programs for schools, Youth and Educators. She has also worked as a Facilitator for the MICHAEL Program and as a Training Director at the College of Management in Israel. Anna has degrees in Middle Eastern Studies and Educational Counseling.
Anna, her husband Arthur and their three children live in Even Yehuda, Israel and are founding members of Kehillat HaShachar – one of IMPJ's newest congregations.