Leora Wine is the Program Manager of JDC GRID, the disaster relief and international development arm of JDC. Leora is responsible for program design and partnership development include global disaster response and initiatives that focus on women’s livelihood empowerment programs in the developing world and Tikkun in Action. Leora is also the director of the Jewish Coalition for Disaster Relief (JCDR), made up of 49 primarily North American Jewish organizations that seek to assist victims of natural or man-made disasters outside of North America on a non-sectarian basis.
Leora considers herself to be a citizen of the world as she spent a year with her family living in Bali, Indonesia where she learned to speak Indonesian and drive three kids on a motorbike…with helmets. Currently Leora lives in Modi'in in Central Israel with her husband and three daughters.