Stephanie Ives is a proud alumna of Stern College for Women and Midreshet Lindenbaum in Jerusalem and received her J.D. from Boston University School of Law in 2003. Her professional life began with a gap year with Teach for America. Stephanie clerked on the Federal Circuit Court of Appeals in Washington, D.C. and for Justice Aharon Barak on the Supreme Court of Israel, and worked as a lawyer at Goulston & Storrs. She previously ran the Department for Education and Community Engagement at American Jewish World Service and, most recently, was Regional Director of the New York/ Tri-State area at the New Israel Fund.