Bonnie Slavitt

Bonnie is a new USCJ Board member and has been serving on the USCJ Development Committee for the past 18 months. Last spring, she presented a workshop for the committee on “Having Successful Jewish Conversations.”

Bonnie has spent her career as a professional in the Jewish Community, as an educator and development director. She was a classroom teacher, founding head of

Yavneh Day School, staff developer and day and religious school consultant. She moved into development (fundraising), combining fundraising training and board development.

Bonnie is a member of Congregation Beth David in Saratoga, California. There she serves on their Board of Directors and is a member of various committees. She chairs the Jewish Life & Culture Committee of the APJCC and serves on the Development Cabinet of Jewish Silicon Valley. She is also on the Event Leadership Committee of Relay for Life, 2022.

Bonnie lives in Los Gatos, California. She holds an MA & an MAT in Jewish Education from The University of Judaism, an MA in Education from Rutgers University, and a BA in Political Science from the University of Wisconsin.

Bonnie is the proud mom of 4 adult children & “Mimi” to her 8 grandchildren. She loves to work out and travel.


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