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Tag: Elissa Barrett
April 30, 2015 | 10:03 am
March 8, 2012 | 12:47 pm
Elissa Barrett is leaving Progressive Jewish Alliance and Jewish Funds for Justice (PJA and JFSJ) to become vice president and general counsel of Bet Tzedek.
It was difficult decision to depart from PJA and JFSJ, she said, where she served as chief of regional operations. But, “I...