Rebecca Ennen is a senior fundraiser, communicator, and Jewish justice educator. Since joining JUFJ in 2010, she has raised a couple million dollars with integrity and idealism for JUFJ and other progressive and Jewish organizations. Rebecca has taught hundreds of people and written extensively about grassroots fundraising, combating racism and anti-Semitism, tzedakah and middle-class philanthropy, the Palestinian-Israeli conflict, intermarriage, interfaith families, patrilineal and mixed-heritage Jews, Jewish feminism, and more. She was trained as a facilitator by Jewish Dialogue Group and Encounter. Rebecca serves on the board of the Diverse City Fund and co-chaired the National Havurah Committee summer institute.
Rebecca studied theater and education at Swarthmore College and classical Jewish text at Yeshivat Hadar. She worked as a professional theater artist and community organizer in Philadelphia and was a Fulbright Fellow in Sri Lanka. A proud New Englander, she lives with her partner and child in Petworth, DC, and loves ambitious prayer, radical Torah, dystopian science fiction, leafy greens, and Dunkin’ Donuts.
Rebecca uses she/her/hers or they/them/theirs pronouns.
Rebecca is on parental leave starting November 2019.