staylorShuki Taylor
Director, Experiential Jewish Education

Shuki is the director of Jewish Service Learning and Experiential Education Programs, and previously served as the CJF’s Israel liaison. In his roles at YU he founded the Certificate Program in Experiential Jewish Education, the YU Innovators Circle, the Counterpoint Israel Initiatives, and the Midrashiya, an advanced leadership-training program for women. He has overseen the explosive growth of YU Service Learning Missions benefiting underprivileged communities worldwide.

Previously, Shuki worked at the Koby Mandell Foundation where he founded and directed innovative and experiential therapy programs for Israeli teens affected by terror.

Shuki resides in Jerusalem, Israel with his wife Natalie and their three children.
gschoenfeldGaby Schoenfeld
Assistant Director, Experiential Jewish Education

Gaby Schoenfeld is the Assistant Director of Experiential Jewish Education and comes to the CJF and YU most recently from the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee (JDC) where she managed both long- and short-term overseas service experiences for college students and young professionals. Prior to her roles at JDC, Gaby worked at the Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service at NYU, with students in the executive MPA programs and dual degree program in nonprofit management and Hebrew and Judaic Studies, and she is excited to be back on a university campus. Gaby has led experiential Jewish educational programs throughout her career which have taken her to Belarus, Ukraine, Ethiopia, Germany, India, Israel, Turkey, Guatemala, and El Salvador. She holds a B.S. from Cornell University and an MPA from the Wagner School at NYU and is an alumna of Cohort II in the Certificate Program. She lives in Riverdale, NY with her husband and two daughters.
k_rabinskyKiva Rabinsky
Director of Program Development

Kiva Rabinsky lives in Jerusalem with his wife, Deb, and is the Israel Program Director for Yeshiva University’s Center for the Jewish Future. Originally from Cleveland, Ohio, Kiva made Aliya in 2003 where he learned in yeshiva and subsequently studied at Bar Ilan University and served in the IDF. Kiva spent two years in Atlanta, Georgia, where he taught at the Yeshiva Atlanta High School and earned a graduate degree in Nonprofit Management. During the summers, Kiva has served as the Head Counselor at Camp Stone and runs Yeshiva University’s Counterpoint Israel program.