Grand Hyatt Buckhead
Thursday, May 9, 2019
6 PM
7 PM Dinner & Program

Hannah Rosenthal
former U.S. State Department Special Envoy to Monitor and Combat Antisemitism

in conversation with Seffi Kogen (AJC's Global Director of Young Leadership)
for a live recording of AJC Passport, a podcast on Global Affairs

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Melanie Nelkin, President
Ilene Engel, First Vice President

Stephen M. Berman
Debbie Neese
Colby Schwartz
Mamie Dayan Vogel

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Deadline to be listed on the dinner program is Monday, May 1

For questions or to join the Host Committee, please contact:
Jennifer Pardee, Regional Director of Development
404.233.5501 ext. 5031 or

About Hannah Rosenthal

Hannah Rosenthal recently retired as CEO and President of the Milwaukee Jewish Federation. Throughout her career, she has successfully advocated for Jewish causes. Hannah has demonstrated an ability to build relationships within and between communities, creating unique connections with local, national and international influencers. 

From 2009 to 2012, Hannah served as Special Envoy to Monitor and Combat Antisemitism at the U.S. State Department. Previously, she served in Executive Director roles for the Chicago Foundation for Women (CFW), Jewish Council for Public Affairs (JCPA), and Wisconsin Women’s Council.

As an agent for change, Hannah was responsible for a significant new approach to combating antisemitism in her recent position with the State Department, and successfully led CFW through its transition into an advocacy organization. While at the helm of the Milwaukee Jewish Federation, Hannah led its reorganization following the agency’s strategic reimagining process.

Hannah is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Madison and studied for the rabbinate in Jerusalem and California. She has long been active in public policy in Wisconsin, serving in support roles to a Wisconsin State Representative and a Wisconsin Member of Congress, as well as heading a Wisconsin state agency and a regional federal agency.  Hannah is also a former member of the Madison Jewish Federation Board of Directors.

Recently she represented the at-large community as a congressionally appointed Commissioner on the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom, and serves on the Committee on Holocaust Denial and State-Sponsored Antisemitism of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum.

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