Rachel Singer Appointed Coordinator of Communal Life for Year-In-Israel Program

Rachel SingerRachel Singer has been appointed Coordinator of Communal Life for the Year-In-Israel Program (YII), to foster a greater engagement with Israel beyond the classroom and encourage opportunities for students to explore and chart their own authentic relationship with the history and present realities of Israel.

“Having grown up in Jerusalem, Rachel Singer brings academic training in geography and design along with professional training in Jewish education to collaborate with students and teachers towards deepening the immersive Israel experience of YII,” stated Rabbi Reuven Greenvald, YII Director.

Rachel Singer recently returned to Jerusalem after over half a decade in New York City.  In New York, Rachel served as the Associate Director of the Park Avenue Synagogue Congregational School.  Previously, she worked with the Israel Antiquities Authority, the Israel Nature and Parks Authority, and the European Union Designing Safer Urban Spaces project in Israel. She holds graduate degrees in Urban Design from the Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design as well as the Conservation of Material Culture from Haifa University and has a B.A. in Geography, Planning and Environment from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.