A proud parent of third generation JEC students, the son of Jewish educators, and the scion of illustrious rabbinic dynasties, Pinchas is a respected leader in the business and communal worlds who prior to being named executive vice president of the JEC contributed to the school’s development, communications, and operations as a parent volunteer.
Before a successful business career, Pinchas worked at the World Jewish Congress where he held progressively advanced roles, ultimately serving as the organization’s Deputy Secretary General. He directed the WJC’s Headquarters office, managed the organization’s global affairs, and specialized in directing Security, Counterterrorism and Mid-east Policy; Inter-religious Affairs; and supervised global communications and US fundraising content. He was the principal professional tasked with restructuring the governance, administration and operations of the WJC, and participated in and organized international meetings with government, religious and military leaders, including presidents, prime ministers, and popes.
A lifelong student, Pinchas received a Master’s Degree in Jewish Studies with a concentration in Medieval Jewish History from Touro’s Graduate Division; studied Organizational Behavior at the Eisenberg School of Business at the University of Massachusetts; Political Management at the George Washington University Graduate School of Political Management; Political Science at Yeshiva University, and is the recipient of numerous awards and honors. Pinchas learned at Yeshivat Kerem B’Yavneh in Israel, and received Semicha from רב זלמן נחמי'ה גולדברג אב"ד בית ההוראה הישר והטוב חבר בית דין הרבני הגדול