Gerda Feuerstein-Perlman has been appointed Director General of the Pincus Fund for Jewish Education in the Diaspora. Her appointment, approved unanimously by the Board of Directors, was proposed by a search committee headed by the Chairman of the Pincus Fund, Bruce Arbit, and with the participation of the Fund’s partners The Jewish Agency for Israel, the Government of Israel, the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee and the World Zionist Organization.

Gerda Feuerstein-Perlman has held a number of senior positions in the Jewish Agency including Director General of its Education Department, and Director of the FSU Division, Education Department. In the last few years she served as Senior Advisor to the Chairman of the Executive, Natan Sharansky.

The Pincus Fund is committed to raising standards and promoting excellence in all areas of Jewish education. It supports new and innovative educational projects which respond to the changing needs of Jewish communities in the Diaspora.