Jacob Solomon

President & CEO, Greater Miami Jewish Federation

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

Jacob Solomon serves as the President and CEO of the Greater Miami Jewish Federation and has been its chief professional officer since 1992. Nationally, Jacob served two terms as President of JPRO Network. He has also held leadership positions in the World Council of Jewish Communal Service and is actively involved with the Jewish Federations of North America and the Jewish Agency for Israel. Jacob trained at the Jewish Federations in New York and Philadelphia while a student at Yeshiva University’s Wurzweiler School of Social Work, where he received his Master’s in Social Work degree. He began his studies in Jewish communal service as a recipient of a FEREP scholarship. He also holds undergraduate and graduates degrees in East Asian Studies from the University of Pennsylvania. Jacob and his wife, Dr. Mindy Hersh, are the proud parents of three children and three grandchildren.