Leonid Nevzlin

Mr. Leonid Nevzlin is the Associate Chairman of JPPI’s Board of Directors and Professional Guiding Council. Nevzlin, who has a background in policy planning, held several significant positions in Russia, in both the public and private sectors including: Rector of Moscow’s University of the Humanities, Deputy Chairman of the Foreign Affairs Committee of Parliament and President of the Russian-Jewish Congress. He is an active philanthropist who has been involved in and supportive of Jewish educational projects. In Israel, Mr. Nevzlin established the NADAV Fund to support initiatives that strengthen Jewish Peoplehood, build substantive and pluralistic Jewish identity, and create lasting connections among Jews the world over.