You

You are a Jewish social entrepreneur building innovative ventures that are transforming the landscape of the Jewish future

COMMUNITY

Our communal needs have changed. Together we can improve the growth and quality of Jewish life

INNOVATION

Joining together and leveraging our collective knowledge, we can create innovation and impact


The Impact Accelerator

The Impact Accelerator is built on mentorship-based growth and early-stage funding for Jewish nonprofit entrepreneurs. The OU will pair a selected cohort of Jewish nonprofit entrepreneurs with experienced professional mentors and supply them with OU resources, knowledge base, and networks.

The cohort of entrepreneurs will participate in a customized curriculum of business skills, coaching, funding, and implementation strategies to accelerate their ventures that are solving our community’s most significant needs.

The Perks

Meet our team



Rabbi David Felsenthal
Chief Innovation Officer
Jenna Nelson Beltser
Founding Director, OU Impact Accelerator beltserj@ou.org
Charlie Harary
Chair of OU Impact Accelerator