Contributor Archives: Rachel Lerner

About Rachel Lerner

Rachel Lerner is Vice President of the J Street Education Fund. She joined J Street in 2009 after working in the Jewish community for close to a decade. Before J Street, Rachel was director of strategic community planning initiatives at the Jewish Federation of Greater Toronto. She also spent 6 years at the Jewish Council for Public Affairs in New York where she directed the JCPA/UJC Israel Advocacy Initiative. Rachel graduated with a BA in Literature from SUNY Binghamton and a Masters in Theological Studies from Harvard Divinity School, where she focused her studies on the role of religion in public life. Rachel has been deeply passionate about Israel, Judaism and social justice since she can remember. She spent her freshman undergraduate year in Israel at Bar Ilan University, a summer at the Pardes Institute in Jerusalem, and countless trips traveling in Israel and the West Bank. Rachel is a native New Yorker. She lives in Washington, DC.

Time To Prove Two-State Solution Isn’t Just Rhetoric

  This article originally appeared in The Jewish Week and is reprinted here with permission of the author.   At 7:30 am on a recent Sunday, I spoke to more than 100 Presbyterians at their General Assembly in Pittsburgh.  I …

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