Social Entrepreneur. President and CEO
Oshman Family JCCZack Bodner is a seeker, writer, storyteller, community organizer, and above all else, a doer. In his role as the CEO of the Oshman Family Jewish Community Center in Palo Alto, CA, the organization created the Center for Social Impact, which is committed to helping repair the world through initiatives that address poverty, disaster relief, racial justice, civic responsibility and more. Zack also oversaw the launch of the Taube Center for Jewish Peoplehood, which hosts the Architects of the Jewish Future Series and the Kol Isha Women’s Leadership Development Program. Additionally, under Zack’s leadership the OFJCC created the annual Zionism 3.0 conference, which became The Z3 Project, a global effort to reimagine Diaspora-Israel relations. Zack is the author of Why Do Jewish? A Manifesto for 21st Century Jewish Peoplehood, a #1 Amazon New Release in Jewish Life and in Religion and Philosophy. Learn more at www.whydojewish.com.