People

Debra Pell

09 April 2014 By New Israel Fund

NIF Board Member
Ross, CA

Debra Pell is the President of ArbaOne, Inc. an early stage investment company in Israel. She graduated from Georgetown University in 1977 with a BA in Government and a JD from Boston College Law School. Before making aliya in 1996, she was a labor litigator in a large SF law firm and VP of Pell Development Company. Active for many years in the Jewish community, she served on the boards of the San Francisco Jewish Community Federation, Regional Hillel, the Holocaust Center of SF and the Jewish Community Relations Council . Nationally, she was a founding board member of the Israel Policy Forum and Chair of the Women’s Young Leadership Cabinet of the UJA. Debra is now the Co-Chair of Kolot, a center of Jewish learning for top Israeli leadership. She represents the Pell Family Foundation in Israel in addition to her own philanthropic focus on Jewish education, social justice and peace.