Lilach Shafir

Lilach Shafir

Director of International Education and Jewish Engagement

212.792.2821

Lilach Shafir is the Director of International Education and Jewish Engagement at American Jewish World Service, where she harnesses the political power of rabbis and other Jewish leaders to advance AJWS’s mission of promoting human rights in the developing world. Her team is responsible for implementing the Global Justice Fellowship and engaging the leadership of the American Jewish community to join AJWS’s human rights campaigns. Lilach has spent more than five years living overseas, including three consecutive years in East Timor as a leadership trainer and one year in Israel as a Dorot fellow. Lilach has led groups of North Americans on international education programs in Latin America, Asia and Africa. She holds a master’s in international education from Stanford and a bachelor’s in international studies and Latin America. Lilach is an advanced speaker of Spanish, Portuguese, Tetun and Hebrew.

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