Mordy Walfish

Vice President for Programs

Repair the World

Mordy Walfish is vice president of programs for Repair the World, an organization that mobilizes tens of thousands of young Jews to volunteer in tackling pressing local needs each year – and equips communities and partners to do the same. Mordy leads programs strategy, both nationally and at the community level. He helped launch and now runs Repair the World’s signature Communities initiative, which engages young adults in social change around education and food justice in neighborhoods in Baltimore, Detroit, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, and New York City. Mordy also oversees national mobilization campaigns.

He joined Repair the World in 2012, following four years as assistant director of the Berman Jewish Policy Archive at NYU Wagner. A native of Hamilton, Ontario, Mordy holds a bachelor’s degree in contemporary studies and German from the University of King’s College in Halifax, Nova Scotia, and a master’s degree in comparative literature from Northwestern University. As a Wexner Graduate Fellow, Mordy also completed an MPA in nonprofit management at NYU. Mordy is the winner of the 2015 JPRO Network Young Professional Award and a Schusterman Fellow. He lives in Brooklyn, New York.

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The emphasis on cross-sector collaboration was eye-opening, and everyone I met walked away with fresh perspectives and ideas. It broke down the silos of inward-facing sectors and showed us how much more powerful our work can be when we come together. An unbeatable experience!

— 2017 Seattle Attendee

The conference proved to be one of the most engaging and exciting professional gatherings of like-minded people I've ever attended. Although the topics, content, and presentations all appropriately centered around volunteering and service in some way, the sheer range of them was simply astounding.

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