Location: Columbus, Ohio
Joined in: 2006
Or Mars (he/him) is a Vice President of The Wexner Foundation where he focuses on the development of Jewish professional and volunteer leaders in North America, and public leaders in Israel. Or has worked in many different Jewish organizations (JCC, JFS, Federation, and summer camps) and has studied at various Jewish organizations (Hebrew University, the Pardes Institute, the Hartman Institute and The Jewish Theological Seminary).
From 2000-2006 he served as the Executive Director of North Carolina Hillel. He is the Chair of M2: The Institute for Experiential Jewish Education and serves on the JPRO Network board. Or is also the founder and facilitator of the Jewish Meditation Project of Columbus and teaches weekly at Temple Israel.
Or holds an MSW in Planning and Community Organizing from the University of Southern California and an MA in Jewish Non-Profit Management from Hebrew Union College. Or is an alumnus of the Wexner Graduate Fellowship/Davidson Scholars Program and the Jerusalem Fellows and was formerly the Director of the Wexner Graduate Fellowship/Davidson Scholars Program.