Shelley Kedar

Jewish Agency for Israel Central Shlichah , Vice President for Israel Education and Engagement

Shelley Kedar serves as Hillel International’s VP of Israel Education and Engagement. Kedar oversees an Israel Action Program that strengthens and supports Hillel’s Israel related programming on campus.

Before arriving at Hillel as the Jewish Agency shlicha, Shelley Kedar served as Director of the International School for Jewish Peoplehood Studies at Beit Hatfutsot, the Museum of the Jewish People in Israel. Prior to that, she was the Director of Professional Development at the Leo Baeck Education Center in Israel and the Jewish Agency for Israel educational emissary to Liberal Judaism in Great Britain.

Kedar earned a BA in Political Science, Media and Jewish Studies and an MA in Leadership and Informal Education Institutions Management at Bar Ilan University. Before that, she served as a noncommissioned officer in the IDF Education Corps as a commander at the Center for Promoting Special Populations.