Jen Spitzer


Board member since: 2019

Jennifer Spitzer (formerly Gorovitz) is Vice President for Finance, Operations and Administration of the New Israel Fund (NIF). Spitzer comes to NIF from  Manatt, Phelps and Phillips law firm, where she practiced estate planning and represented nonprofit organizations. Previously, Jennifer was with the San Francisco-based Jewish Community Federation and Endowment Fund for 10 years as the first woman CEO of a major North American Federation. During her tenure in that role, Spitzer was recognized in The Jewish Daily Forward’s “Forward 50” list and was selected as one of the Bay Area’s “Most Influential Women” by the San Francisco Business Times. In 2015, Spitzer was the recipient of special recognition by Death Penalty Focus for her pro bono efforts, and in 2014, was the recipient of the Landres Courage for Dignity Award by Keshet. She is an alumna of the Wexner Heritage Program and currently serves on the board of Urban Adamah. Jennifer has a long relationship with Camp Tawonga and is the proud parent of a Camp Tawonga counselor who was a very happy camper for many years prior.

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