YLD Board Member Bio


Amy Reichstein is entering her first year on the YLD Board. Amy grew up in Deerfield, IL and currently lives in the Wicker Park area. She graduated from the University of Kansas with a Bachelor's degree in Communications. Since 2007, Amy has worked at Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association in a few different roles. In 2011, Amy received her certificate in Baking and Pastry from Kendall College. Amy first became involved in JUF attending various YLD events. She has continued to stay involved in the Chicago Jewish Community by participating in LEADS, becoming a LEADS leader and most recently participating in Gesher. In her free time, Amy loves to bake, try new restaurants around the city and cheer on the Kansas Jayhawks.


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YLD Summer Trip to Israel

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Experience Israel as you kayak the headwaters of the Jordan River, climb Masada before dawn, and meet with members of the IDF. Plus, get an insider's look at how Federation, the most effective Jewish community-building organization on the planet, unites and cares for Jews in Israel and around the world.  

Birthright Israel Alumni

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