Adi Bodenstein Named Assistant Director of the Kalsman Institute - Hebrew Union College - Jewish Institute of Religion
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Adi Bodenstein Named Assistant Director of the Kalsman Institute

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Tuesday, February 16, 2010

It is with great pleasure that the Kalsman Institute introduces the new Assistant Director, Adi Bodenstein. Having recently graduated from the University of Michigan with a Masters degree in Social Work, Adi returned to her hometown of Los Angeles with expertise in areas such as leadership, communication, community building, research, and fundraising.

Prior to joining Kalsman, Adi worked with several well known social service organizations whose focus is also on health and healing, including the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation, the March of Dimes, and Take Back the Night.

With a passion for growing non-profit organizations and creating new ways to strengthen them, Adi will be of great assistance in the growth of the Institute.   Kalsman’s efforts are currently focused on:
1.    ASSAF
2.    Research Roundtable (Templeton)
3.    Consulting Projects
4.    2010 Events

Adi Bodenstein can be reached at 213-765-2131 or

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