Efrat Gilman

Chief Operating Officer


Efrat Gilman is Jewish National Fund-USA’s Chief Operating Officer and a member of the organization’s executive management team. At age 34, Gilman is the youngest individual, and woman, to serve as COO in Jewish National Fund’s history. Her addition to the organization’s leadership also brings the number of women serving in executive management at JNF to 50%.  

Prior to joining JNF, Gilman worked as a litigator before entering the Jewish nonprofit world as a legal, operations, and administration professional. In addition, she is a facilitation fellow with the national nonprofit Resetting the Table, which helps bridge communication divides. She also serves on the Board of Trustees of the Abraham Joshua Heschel School as alumni representative, and volunteered mentoring crisis advocates at Mt. Sinai. Gilman is a graduate of New York University and earned her law degree from New York Law School.