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Nancy K. Kaufman

Nancy K. Kaufman has had a distinguished career as a public servant, advocate, and non-profit leader. From 2011-2109 Kaufman served as CEO of National Council of Jewish Women (NCJW) where she reenergized this 125-year-old legacy organization of volunteers and advocates that turn progressive ideals into action. NCJW advances social and economic justice for women, children and families and safeguards individual rights and freedoms in both the United States and Israel.


Prior to joining NCJW, Kaufman served as the executive director of the Jewish Community Relations Council (JCRC) of Boston for twenty years, where she led the social justice, Israel advocacy, and governmental affairs agendas for Boston’s Jewish Federation and its agencies. She has also held a variety of positions related to health and human services delivery in state and local government and in the nonprofit sector.

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