Yisroel joined PFS in late 2022 as a Program Officer. In his role, he embraces the opportunity to support the work of frontline communities and contribute to clients’ positive social impact.
Prior to joining PFS, Yisroel worked as a Program Associate on the Organizational Effectiveness team at The David and Lucile Packard Foundation. During his time at the Packard Foundation, he supported conservation & science grantees to identify and design projects to strengthen their organizations. Yisroel has also founded a grantmaking nonprofit, the Dollar a Day Fund for Indigenous Environmental Justice, to increase grassroots giving to Indigenous communities. He is active on the board of directors for two nonprofits: Bay Area Cancer Connections (BACC), which supports anyone affected by breast or ovarian cancer with personalized services that inform and empower, and Operation Period, a grassroots, youth-led nonprofit dedicated to creating a world where menstruation holds no one back.
Yisroel holds a BA in Slavic Languages and Literatures with honors in Democracy, Development, and the Rule of Law from Stanford University. When Yisroel is not walking or playing with his dog Rooney, you can find him Face Timing with his nephews, exploring the East Bay’s ever-growing vegan scene, and watching his hometown Yankees.