Reut Yahav Batat

Community Engagement & Program Manager

Reut was born and raised in Jerusalem, Israel. She is an educational entrepreneur specializing in informal Jewish education in Israel and the Diaspora.

Reut is passionate about connecting Jewish people around the world to their personal Jewish identity and to the State of Israel. For five years she served as the Director of the Global network of the Masorti-Conservative Youth Movements, establishing and developing a global network that encompasses 19 countries from Uganda to Brazil, Australia to France.

Seeking a new challenge, she then took on the position of the Co-CEO of the Jerusalem Parliament, where she turned her efforts to educating beyond borders, planning and executing an educational program focusing on Jerusalem's multi-faceted identity.

Reut has a B.A. in Jewish History and Geography, an M.A. in Urban Planning, both from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and is a tour guide licensed by Israel's Ministry of Tourism.

Reut and her spouse, Kfir, live in Cambridge MA, with their two daughters, Yuval and Yarden. They share Reut's love for camping, traveling and cooking.