Diana Anderson

Founder & President, Zeff Kesher Foundation. Chair FRD committee, Jewish Agency for Israel

Speaker: Israel and the Jewish People: Shifting the Focus from the Rift and Gaps to Opportunities and Possibilities

Diana Anderson has been active in the Jewish world since 2005.  Her passion for Israel is a full time volunteer job.  The mission of Diana’s Zeff Kesher Foundation was originally to build the connection (kesher in Hebrew) with her local Colorado community and Israel and has expanded to fostering understanding and connection between the people of Israel and the Jews in America.  Diana is past Chair of the Board of Directors of JEWISHcolorado, formerly known as the Allied Jewish Federation and the current JCRC chair.  Her Zeff Kesher Foundation is the lead funder of both the Community Shaliach and Shinshinim programs in Denver.

 Diana serves on the board of the Jewish Agency for Israel and is chair of the Financial Resource Development Committee. She also serves on the United Israel Appeal board. Diana is on the National Council of AIPAC and the Board of ADL.  Diana also serves on the ShalomHartman Board.

Diana grew up in Denver, Colorado. She has a BA in Economics from Claremont Mckenna College and studied at Boston University in Israel for a Masters of Science in Business.  She lived, worked, and raised four children in Israel from 1981-2005. She speaks fluent Hebrew and English.  Both her sons and daughter-in-law served in the IDF and currently live in Israel with her two grandchildren.