Menachem “Manny” Menchel serves as Program Officer, Jewish Education at the William Davidson Foundation. An alumnus of Yeshiva University’s Azrieli Graduate School of Jewish Education and Administration, Manny holds a masters in Jewish education. He is currently pursuing a masters in organizational leadership at Hebrew Union College’s Zelikow School of Jewish Nonprofit Management. Previously, Manny served as Director of Education and Programming at the Hebrew Institute of Riverdale and Director of Student Activities at the Ramaz School. Manny grew up in St. Louis and New York City and resides in metropolitan Detroit. Read more about Manny.
As a proud Jewish communal professional whose career has benefited from the guidance of thoughtful leaders and mentors, as well as well-crafted programs of professional development, I am constantly reflecting on best practices that can help elevate the field and enable each member of the community to self-actualize.