Based in Jerusalem, but a tireless traveler to all parts of the globe, Avraham Infeld has dedicated his long and distinguished career to helping Jews find meaning and joy in their Jewish identities.
Born in South Africa and raised in a strongly Zionist family, Avraham made aliyah to Israel and studied Jewish History and Bible at theHebrew University, and Law at Tel Aviv University. Embarking thereafter on what would become a career in Jewish education, Avraham served among other roles in the following leadership positions: Program Director at Ulpan Akiva, First Community Shaliach in the US, serving Baltimore and Washington, Founder and President of Melitz Centers of Jewish Zionist Education, Director of Shalom Hartman Institute, Director of the Jewish Agency for Israel’s Youth Department for
English-Speaking Europe, Director of Planning Process of Taglit Birthright Israel, International President and CEO of Hillel: The Foundation for Jewish Campus Life, President of the Chais Family Foundation, Mentor to the Reut Institute for Tikkun Olam and Jewish Peoplehood.
In recognition of his contributions to Jewish education, Avraham is the recipient of the Hebrew University's prestigious Samuel Rothberg Prize for Jewish Education, Hillel’s Renaissance Award, and honorary doctorates from Muhlenberg College and Hebrew Union College – Jewish Institute of Religion.