British Emunah appoints new CEO

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British Emunah appoints new CEO

Julia Kay, a former philanthropy manager at Jami UK, takes up lead role at British charity that supports thousands of vulnerable families in Israel

Julia Kay
Julia Kay

The UK affiliate of Israel Emunah has appointed Julia Kay as its new chief executive officer. 

Kay has nearly two decades of experience within the Jewish charitable sector, most recently, as philanthropy manager at Jami UK.

British Emunah supports projects in Israel for at-risk and vulnerable families in care. It supports over 200 projects throughout Israel and touches the lives of over 10,000 individuals.

Julia Kay said: “I am delighted to be joining British Emunah as its chief executive officer. Emunah is a wonderful organisation which supports so many across Israel who need therapeutic services, whether young or old. I am excited to be working with the British Emunah trustees and staff to ensure that we are able to support as many of Israel’s citizens as possible following the atrocities of 7th October.”

British Emunah’s chair of trustees, Rochelle Selby, said “We are delighted that Julia has agreed to become British Emunah’s new CEO and we look forward to supporting her vision to herald a new era of growth and success for the charity.”

Kay replaces former director and chief executive officer Sharon Dewinter who announced her resignation in November after five years with the organisation.

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