YLD Board Member Bio

A Kirsch

Amy Kirsch is entering her fourth year on the YLD Board and is the 2015 Campaign Chair. She is originally from the suburbs of Detroit. Her undergraduate degree was in Finance from the University of Michigan's Ross School of Business. Currently, Amy works as private banker for JP Morgan focusing on technology companies and business owners. She has held a number of roles while on YLD including leading the 2013 Israel Trip and serving as Executive Vice President. Amy joined National Young Leadership Cabinet this year. Amy is involved in YLD because of her passion for volunteering, Israel and creating a unified Jewish community in Chicago and throughout the country. In her spare time, Amy enjoys traveling, engaging in Chicago's tech community, exploring any city on foot and taking dance classes.


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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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Are you a Birthright Israel alum? Join the Chicago Community Trip Ambassador Program and earn gift cards or a trip to go back to Israel!