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Shira Hutt

Shira Hutt

Executive Vice President, JFNA

Shira serves as the Executive Vice President of the Jewish Federations of North America, where she provides leadership over the organization’s core strategies and operations aimed at broadening the impact of the Federation system on the Jewish community in North America and around the world. Shira previously served as the Chief Advancement Officer at Hillel International, Vice President of Institutional Giving and Strategic Partnerships at the Birthright Israel Foundation, and spent nearly ten years as the Senior Program Officer at the Steinhardt Foundation for Jewish Life where she worked to support and build key initiatives across the Jewish community, including the Areivim Philanthropic Group. Shira started her career as a Bittker Fellow at Hillel International, was a recipient of a Professional Leaders Project Academic Fellow, and is currently a Wexner Field Fellowship. Shira earned her BA in history from the University of Massachusetts and holds an MPA from New York University’s Robert Wagner School of Public Service. She resides in Brooklyn with her husband, Jonathan, and children, Talia & Kobi.