Orit Lesser

Educator and community activist.

Resident of Jerusalem, married with five children.

She holds a BA in Education, Bible Teaching and Oral Law and holds a Master’s degree in Non-Profit Management from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, and studied at the Graduate School for Advanced Jewish Studies for Women.

Today, among her many activities, she manages the Education Department of the Ne’emanei Torah v’Avodah movement, an active partner in the “Live Together” task force and a community activist in Jerusalem and the Kiryat Menachem neighborhood in particular.

In the past, as part of her work with the Jewish Agency, she coordinated the content and education of the Shlichim Unit and the projects and initiatives of Partnership 2000 – a network of communities whose goal is to create long-term relationships between Jewish communities in Israel and around the world, with an emphasis on Jewish identity and joint action.