Elana Kahn, JCRC of the Milwaukee Jewish Federation

Elana Kahn is director of the Jewish Community Relations Council of the Milwaukee Jewish Federation, which works to create a just community that reflects the best of American and Jewish values by convening and mobilizing the Jewish community through education, advocacy, social justice and support for Israel. She serves on the organizing committee of the Community Coalition for Quality Policing, a diverse group of organizations and faith leaders who are working to improve police community relations, reduce crime, and improve the lives of community members by implementing a new model of policing. She also serves on the executive committee of the Interfaith Conference of Greater Milwaukee and the Lux Center for Catholic-Jewish Studies at Sacred Heart School of Theology. An award winning writer and editor, she was formerly editor of The Wisconsin Jewish Chronicle and president of the American Jewish Press Association.