Emmanuel worked at JUFJ from 2018-2019 as a Montgomery County community organizer and Avodah Corps Member, and returned to our staff in 2020 as a DC Community Organizer. Emmanuel knows the Jewish community’s vitality is bound up in our ability to fight for society’s most marginalized members, and he couldn’t be more excited to mobilize support for JUFJ’s issues-based campaigns.
Before joining JUFJ, Emmanuel studied Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at Yale. While at school Emmanuel worked in sexual misconduct prevention, participated in interfaith forums, and taught New Haven middle schoolers. He also led an egalitarian minyan and helped coordinated Jewish student involvement in local racial and economic justice campaigns.
Before college Emmanuel studied at a mountaintop yeshiva in northern Israel, a big change in scenery from his native New York City. When not organizing you can find Emmanuel jogging around DC, likely listening to chassidic melodies or early 2000’s top 40.
Emmanuel uses he/him/his pronouns and can be contacted by phone at (202) 408-1423 ext. 14