CEO of HCL Resources
Travels from New Jersey
Topics:Media and Current Events, Academic Perspectives on Israel and Jewish History
Chaim is currently the President and CEO of HCL Resources, Inc. in West Orange, NJ. Prior to that, he served as the Executive Director of the Jewish Education Association of Metro West, New Jersey from 1995-98, and the Board of Jewish Education of Greater Washington in 1988-95. Eleven years earlier he was associated with the city's United Jewish Appeal Federation as its Director of Budget and Planning and Assistant Executive Vice President.
He attended Yeshiva University, graduated with honors from the University of Miami, received his Masters from Cornell University, was a doctoral candidate in American Social History at The College of William and Mary, and is a doctoral candidate in higher education administration at The George Washington University. He has received certification as a non-profit executive from the Columbia Business School.
Among his national responsibilities, he has served as an officer of the Council for Jewish Education, a member of the executive of the Council of Central Agencies Leadership, a member of the board of the Association of Jewish Communal Service, the International Board of the March of the Living, and has chaired the inter-agency committee of the Association of Directors of Central Agencies.
He has taught at all grade levels and is a published author of a variety of educational materials. Among his articles is "What We Know About Jewish Communal Planning" in Kelman, What We Know About Jewish Education, 1992.
His favorite hobby is sukkah decorating. He and his wife Phyllis are parents of four brilliant and beautiful daughters, and the grandparents of eight even more brilliant and beautiful grandchildren.
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