Michael Littenberg-BrownVice President
Michael has been working in the non-profit space for over 10 years. He sits on the Board of the Council of Young Jewish Presidents and was listed this past year as one of the 36 Under 36 by The Jewish week. He received his BA from Brown University and MA from Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA). Michael can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Cari Margulis ImmermanDirector of Leadership Giving Midwest/Central Region
Cari has extensive experience in brand marketing, Fortune 500 consulting, and resource development. She's raised over $20 million for Israel the last 5 years, is a graduate of the National Wexner Leadership Program, and a member of the Lions of Judah. A graduate of the University of Michigan, she resides in Shaker Heights, Ohio. Cari can be reached at Cari@israelrescue.org or 216-544-3010
Darya RubensteinRegional Development Officer, Canada
Darya Rubenstein received her BA in Psychology with a concentration in Theatre Studies. She cares deeply about making the world a better place and has volunteered in hospitals, travelled to Nicaragua on a medical mission, published twice in medical journals, and hosted multiple fundraisers to save lives. Additionally, Darya heads our Canadian fundraising department. Darya can be reached at email@example.com
Jason KatzRegional Development Officer, New Jersey/New York
Jason received his BA in Individualized Studies with a concentration in Business from Fairleigh Dickinson University. Wanting to make a difference in the world, he started at United Hatzalah of Israel by teaming up with NBA superstar Amar’e Stoudemire to help save lives in Israel during the 2015 NBA season. Working now as a fulltime fundraiser in the New York and New Jersey area, Jason, in addition, runs the organization’s MyMitzvah Campaign site and works with b’nei mitzvah around the country to raise funds for livesaving medical equipment in Israel. Jason can be reached via email at Jason@israelrescue.org.
Robin RendelRegional Development Officer, New Jersey/New York
Robin Rendel graduated from CUNY Queens College with a degree in Psychology and a minor in Business, with Honors. She has worked as a Chaplaincy intern at North Shore Hospital and a teacher at the Torah Learning Center in Great Neck. She is passionate about United Hatalah's mission to save lives regardless of race or religion. Robin can be reached at Robin@israelrescue.org
Rachel Levine PodhorcerSenior Development Associate
Rachel received her BA in Violin Performance from Brandeis University. She manages the internal operations and accounts for United Hatzalah's New York office. Rachel can be reached at Rachel@israelrescue.org
Ayelet KonResource Development & Community Relations, Israel and International
Ayelet received her BA in Business Management from Hebrew University and spent 8 years directing Birthright Israel programs- both in Jerusalem and in metro Detroit, focusing on post-trip engagement. She is passionate about United Hatzalah and its fabulous team of professional staff and volunteers and loves sharing the work of this incredible organization with our wonderful partners and supporters in Israel and around the world. Ayelet can be reached at Ayelet@israelrescue.org.