Community Organizing Residency Participants
COR Cohort 5
Zahara Zahav is the Program Manager and Network Organizer of Rabbis Without Borders. Passionate about harnessing the power of community for broader social change, Zahara’s work at RWB is centered on deepening the network’s commitment to serving all people. An alum of both the Pardes Institute and Yeshivat Hadar yearlong Torah study programs, Zahara is dedicated to building spiritually and politically awake Jewish spaces. As an AVODAH corps member, Zahara worked as a program and development associate at Footsteps, an organization for people transitioning out of the ultra-Orthodox community. She currently sits on the Shalom Bayit Leadership Team as a part of the Jews For Racial and Economic Justice Shalom Bayit campaign, which seeks justice for home care workers and their employers. Born in Key West, Florida, Zahara is a graduate of the University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications.