Pnina Agenyahu

Pnina Agenyahu

Director of Partnership Together Global Network


The Jewish Agency for Israel

Pnina Agenyahu is the Director of Partnership Together, Connecting the Jewish People unit at the Jewish agency for Israel.

In her previous roles, Pnina served as the Director of Interfaces and Synergy at the Strategic and Planning unit of the Jewish Agency for Israel and as the Jewish Agency senior Shlicha for the Jewish Federation of Greater Washington (2013-2017). Pnina was the Director of the Hillel Center at Tel Aviv University, where she worked to promote a broad and diverse discourse of Jewish-Israeli social culture among students and young adults.

Pnina has extensive experience in public speaking and teaching, and she has been invited to speak in many conferences around the world. She is an activist involved in several volunteer endeavors in Israel aimed at social change, a founding partner of the "Uru" movement, an international task force for Jewish peoplehood by the New York Federation and the Nadav Foundation, and one of the leaders in promoting the Sigd- Jewish Ethiopian holiday to become an Israeli national holiday. Pnina serves as a board member in the Hologab Theater, the Hanan Einur Foundation and previously as a public representative on Israel’s Council for Higher Education.

Pnina holds an MA in political and public leadership from Tel Aviv University, and she is a graduate of The Mandel Program for Excellence. Pnina is a recipient of The Richard M. Joel Exemplar of Excellence Award by Hillel International. In 2014, Pnina was named one of 66 influential Israeli women that one should know. In 2016 Pnina was the recipient of the Ted B. Farber Professional Excellence Award for her work on Israel, and lately was chosen as one of the 50 most influential women in Israel published by the Globes magazine.

Pnina is married with three kids, Eitan, Erez and Ella

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