Jan 4, 2005 — Mark Lehrman has been appointed director of YU’s S. Daniel Abraham Israel Program. Mr. Lehrman has been at the university’s Caroline and Joseph S. Gruss Institute in Israel since 1995 where he was most recently assistant director of admissions. In the past decade, he has led YU’s recruitment efforts in Israel and has helped bring about a significant increase in enrollment in the Israel Program.
In his new role, Mr. Lehrman will work closely with Howard Weisband, senior advisor on Israel affairs, to develop additional services and programming for YU students studying in Israel.
Mr. Lehrman also brings to the job his 22-year experience with camp HASC, both as a head counselor and program director. He is an alumnus of Yeshiva College and Bernard Revel Graduate School of Jewish Studies.
Mr. Lehrman and his family made aliyah in 1993. He and his wife, Dena, live in Efrat with their two daughters and a foster child.