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Heart of Jerusalem Dinner 2023:
Faye and Paul Jeser

Innovative Medicine in the Heart of Jerusalem

Faye and Paul Jeser

Faye Jeser
Faye Jeser was born in Port Chester, NY. She studied Voice and Piano at the Julliard School of Music and graduated from the Crane School of Music at SUNY-Potsdam, NY. Faye has performed Israeli, Chassidic and Yiddish music in Israel and throughout the United States. She has worked with Shlomo Carlebach, z”l, Theodore Bikel, z”l, Peter Yarrow, Ron Eliron and other well-known performers.

Morah Faye has taught Secular and Judaic Music in JCCs and Hebrew Day Schools in Orlando (FL), Englewood (NJ), and Los Angeles (CA). She has directed youth and adult choirs and has produced and directed many well-known musicals: Lion King, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, Annie, Oliver, Fiddler on the Roof, The Sound of Music, and Milk and Honey.

Paul Jeser
Born in the Bronx, Paul Jeser has been a member of the Jewish Communal Service his entire adult life and has served as the Director of the Western Regional of the American Committee for Shaare Zedek Medical Center in Jerusalem since 2002.
Paul graduated from SUNY-Potsdam with a BA in Psychology and a minor in Music. He ran a US Army Jewish Chaplaincy program in Augsburg, Germany, Germany, and was an officer with a drug rehabilitation center in Vietnam for which he received a Bronze Star.

Among his Jewish Communal professional staff positions, Paul directed Jewish Federations in Lewiston, Maine, and in Orlando, Florida, and was the Executive Director of CLAL, founded by Elie Weisel and Rabbi Yitz Greenberg. He was the National Campaign Director for JNF and the Vice President for Regional Development for the American Friends of Hebrew University.