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Jeffrey Spitz Cohan

Jewish Veg
Executive Direttor
Jeffrey Spitz Cohan is the Executive Director of Jewish Veg. Jeffrey became a vegetarian in 2007 and a vegan in 2011 after studying what the Torah instructs us about our dietary choices. An experienced public speaker, he worked in print and broadcast journalism for 18 years before starting a second career in Jewish communal service. Jeffrey was the Director of Community Relations for the Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh from 2005-2012, then took the helm of Jewish Veg, then known as Jewish Vegetarians of North America, in 2012. Under his leadership, Jewish Veg, a 501c3 nonprofit, has emerged as one of the fastest growing veg-advocacy organizations in the nation. Jeffrey earned a B.A. from the University of California at Berkeley and a Master’s of Public Management from Carnegie Mellon University.

He lives in Pittsburgh, PA, with his wife Kathryn, his cat Nala, and his dog Maizie.

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