Melanie Sobell Zaken (Mel), is a British-born Israeli who lives in Jerusalem. While not being chronologically millennial, she is now in her third career, having worked for over a decade in informal Jewish education before beginning work as a fundraiser at the Joint (JDC), where she is currently Director of Human Resources for Europe, Africa and Asia. Mel is a Board member of Kehilat Kol Haneshama, the flagship Reform community in Jerusalem. Married to Benny, Mel's main claim to fame nowadays is that she is Yali Zaken's mum.

Melanie Sobell Zaken