Martine Fleishman serves as international chair of the Jewish Agency for Israel’s Project T.E.N., an innovative new program that brings together Jewish young adults from Israel and around the world to spend three months working and learning in vulnerable communities throughout the globe. She is also the Westchester Regional chair for UJA Federation of New York.
Martine is a member of the national AJC board of governors, and Westchester chapter board member and the immediate past president of the board of Hillels of Westchester. In her role as a UJA-Federation of New York board member, she also participates on the Commission on the Jewish People Cabinet and NETWORK and Commission on Jewish Identity and Renewal commissions. She is an active volunteer for Taglit Birthright, an AIPAC club member, a Wexner graduate and a board member of the Solomon Schechter School of Westchester, where all three of her children were educated. Martine also sits on the board of the Jewish Education Project.
She was a recipient of the Jesselson Award for Young Leadership and Dedication, and the Federation’s Kipnis-Wilson/Friedland Award.
Martine was born in Johannesburg, South Africa, where she acquired her passions for Jewish education, Israel and community during her day school years. She immigrated to New York in 1986 with her husband, Stanley, and in 1992 she retired from paid employment outside the home and made her involvement with Jewish communal activities her full-time pursuit.
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