Research activity of CASJE is overseen by a Board of Directors, and operations are run by a Project Management Team

Board of Directors

The research activity of CASJE is overseen and guided by a Board of Directors drawn from throughout the field of Jewish education: educational researchers (including graduate students and emerging scholars), leaders of Jewish educational institutions, and thought leaders in education research policy and practice. The Board of Directors for 2018 are:

Dr. Michael Feuer, Co-Chair

George Washington University

Rabbi Mitchel Malkus, Co-Chair

Charles E. Smith Jewish Day School

Dr. Charles “Chip” Edelsberg

Dr. Sharon Feiman-Nemser

Brandeis University

Dr. Ellen Goldring

Vanderbilt University

Dr. Paul Goren

Evanston/Skokie School District 65

Ilana Horwitz

Stanford University

Dr. Benjamin Jacobs

George Washington University; NRJE

Dr. Jon Levisohn

Brandeis University

Robert Sherman

The Jewish Education Project

Dr. Lee Shulman

Stanford University

Dr. Alex Pomson, ex officio

Rosov Consulting

Dr. Wendy Rosov, ex officio

Rosov Consulting


The administrative home of CASJE is the Graduate School of Education and Human Development at the George Washington University, while daily operations are conducted by a Project Management Team at Rosov Consulting. This team brings to CASJE a combined 50+ years of experience in Jewish and general education research, with a heavy focus on applied study. Project Management Team members at Rosov Consulting include:

Alex Pomson

Managing Director

Brian Blumenband

Communications Coordinator

Emily Cooper

Executive Assistant

Frayda Gonshor Cohen

Senior Project Leader

Wendy Rosov


To date, CASJE is supported by gifts from the AVI CHAI Foundation, the Jim Joseph Foundation, the Mandell L. and Madeleine H. Berman Foundation, the Crown Family, the Steinhardt Foundation for Jewish Life, and an anonymous foundation. The Consortium welcomes additional funding partners.