Meet Dr. Eric Lankin
Dr. Lankin has been a Jewish nonprofit leader for over 30 years in the United States and since July 2017, in Israel after making aliya with his family; therefore, able to advise and serve your needs from both perspectives. He has served in significant leadership and fundraising roles in the United Jewish Communities (now JFNA); Jewish National Fund-USA; American Society for Yad Vashem and ELEM/Youth in Distress in the United States. After arriving in Israel, he created Lankin Consulting and took on major projects at Israel Gives/Yisrael Toremet in Petah Tikvah; The Jerusalem Institute for Strategy and Security; Crossroads, Jerusalem and Kav L’Noar, Jerusalem. He continues teaching as an (Adjunct) Professor in the M.A. Program in Nonprofit Management and Leadership in the Rothberg International School of Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
Born in Philadelphia, he served as a congregational rabbi for 14 years in Pennsylvania, New York, and Florida. He also served in the United States Navy Reserve as a Chaplain for six years, serving commands in the Marine Corps and Coast Guard. He is a graduate of the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania with a B.S. in Marketing; Jewish Theological Seminary with an M.A. in Judaica and Ordination; and Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion with a Doctorate in Counseling.