Leadership and Staff


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  • Adam Teitelbaum

    Executive Director

    Adam currently serves as the Executive Director of the Israel Action Network and the Associate Vice President for Public Affairs at The Jewish Federations of North America. Adam has been leading pro-Israel activism for more than a decade, most recently serving as AIPAC's Leadership Development Director. Adam is also a member of the fourth cohort of the Schusterman Fellowship.

  • Paulina Carey

    Senior Manager, National Strategy

    Paulina handles a variety of day-to-day and immediate tasks in the areas of community engagement and communications, such as research and aiding in the creation of a diverse range of publications. Prior to joining IAN, Paulina was an intern for the Anti-Defamation League’s Civil Rights Division, where she assisted in opposition research. Paulina is an alumna of Barnard College with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Asian and Middle Eastern Cultures.

  • Brina Chu

    Community Strategy Manager

    Brina serves as a resource for Federations, JCRCs and other allied organizations. Her role includes combating the delegitimization of Israel and promoting opportunities for peace through educational programming, strategic planning, and community campaign organizing. Prior to joining IAN, Brina worked for Hadassah, the Women’s Zionist Organization of America. She holds a BA degree in Psychology and Judaic Studies from Binghamton University.