Roni Rubenstein Member of the Board of Governors

Roni Rubenstein is deeply committed to Israel and nurturing global Jewish Peoplehood and has served in a variety of capacities to advance these core values. At UJA Federation of NY, Roni has helped shape UJA's work in Israel to promote an inclusive Israel, particularly working with minority populations and shared society. Her positions at UJA have included member of the board and executive committee, chair of the Commission on Jewish People, chair of the board nominating committee and member of the International Agencies committee.

She is a past chair of the Baron de Hirsch Foundation, a member of the Advisory Committee of JDC Institute for Governance and Leadership, a founding board member of IDC's Applied Center for the Psychology of Social Change and an executive member of the Interagency Task Force on Israeli Arabs. Roni is also a Wexner Heritage Fellow.

Professionally, Roni is an attorney, having worked in the private sector as a litigator at Shearman & Sterling and in the public sector as an Assistant District Attorney in the Manhattan District Attorney’s office. She is a graduate of Barnard College and NYU Law School.

Roni resides in Manhattan and is married with three children. She is a Board member since June 2018.