Dori Frumin Kirshner
Dori Frumin Kirshner has served as Matan’s Executive Director since 2009, and has been part of Matan’s administrative team since 2007. Under Dori’s leadership, Matan has shifted from a purely local, direct service organization to one which significantly impacts the field of Jewish Disability Inclusion in North America through training and consulting in a multitude of settings — congregational schools, early childhood programs, camps, Jewish Day Schools and more. Prior to coming to Matan, Dori worked at The UJA-Federation of New York for seven years, in both planning and fundraising capacities. Dori began her professional career at The Solomon Schechter School of Manhattan as a bi-lingual educator (Hebrew and English). Dori holds a Masters of Arts in Education from The Jewish Theological Seminary of America and a BA in Sociology and Judaic Studies from Emory University. Dori is a sought-after national speaker on the issue of Jewish inclusion, and has published articles and Op-Ed’s in such publications as The New York Jewish Week and ejewishphilanthropy.