The OU Impact Accelerator identifies and advances promising Jewish nonprofits. Through education, mentorship, and collaboration, we empower great leaders committed to strengthening our communal landscape in new ways.
My Tzedakah Fund
Founder(s): Carly Friedman
Founder(s): Yael Davidowitz
Year Founded: Idea Stage
ATARA – the Arts & Torah Association (for Religious Artists)
Founder(s): Miriam Leah Gamliel, Esther Leah Marchette
Torah Live: The City of Gold
Founder(s): Rabbi Dan Roth, Rabbi Yaacov Deyo
Year Founded: 2014 and earlier
Founder(s): Faigie Zelcer
Mrs. Jenna Beltser is the Founding Director of the OU Impact Accelerator. Prior to joining the OU, Jenna worked in the financial technology startup world at both Visible Alpha and Novus. Through the Impact Accelerator, Jenna blends her passion for the Jewish community with her experience in startups to transform the landscape of Jewish future. Jenna graduated from the University of Pennsylvania and lives in Michigan with her husband, Lev, and daughter, Bina.
You can reach Jenna at email@example.com
Abigail Rochlin is the Impact Accelerator’s program and operations associate. She graduated from Yeshiva University’s Stern Honors Program in 2022 with a major in psychology and minor in data analytics. She has been part time with the Impact Accelerator since June 2020 and began working full time at the Accelerator in March 2022.
You can reach Abigail at firstname.lastname@example.org