The Los Angeles-based StandWithUs names executives to its new local office.
Joseph Puder, former head of the Interfaith Taskforce for America and Israel, has been named executive director of the new Philadelphia regional branch of StandWithUs, a 12-year-old Israel education group headquartered in Los Angeles.
Puder is also a former executive director of the Philadelphia regional division of American Jewish Congress.
Working alongside him will be associate director Ferne Hassan, coming from the same role at American Jewish Committee's New Jersey branch.
The regional area under their purview is Pennsylvania, Southern New Jersey, Delaware and Maryland.