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Jack Ross

Jack Ross

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Jack Ross currently serves as the Executive Director of the Tampa Jewish Community Center [JCC] in Tampa, Florida, as well as the Project Director for development of the new Tampa Jewish Community Center located at the Fort Homer W. Hesterly Armory. 

Jack is also an Attorney licensed in the States of Florida and Maryland, and in the District of Columbia.

Jack has lived in both the United States and in the State of Israel.  In 1989, he immigrated to Israel and served an abbreviated military service for new immigrants in the Israel Defense Forces (IDF). 

From 1993-1996, Jack served as Academic Liaison to Ambassador Itamar Rabinovich at the Embassy of Israel in Washington, DC.  In the summer of 1998, Jack served as a Volunteer Foreign Law Clerk to the President of the Supreme Court for the State of Israel in Jerusalem, Justice Aharon Barak. 

Jack has served as a member of the Board of Directors and on the advisory council for numerous Tampa Bay area community organizations including Chabad of South Tampa (current), as the former Tampa Co-Chair and member of the National Executive Committee for the American Israel Public Affairs Committee [AIPAC]; as a former Member of the Board and Vice President of the Tampa Jewish Community Center & Federation; as a member of the Board for Hillel Academy, as the former Tampa Chair for Israel Bonds and current member of its advisory board; as a current member of the advisory board of the Tampa Bay area Jewish National Fund [JNF]; and as the current Chair of the Tampa-Ashdod Committee on the board for Tampa Sister Cities Committee, Inc.

Jack earned a Bachelor of Arts in Communications and a Master of Arts in International Relations with a geographic concentration in Middle East affairs both from the American University in Washington, DC, as well as a Juris Doctor, cum laude, from the Washington College of Law at the American University in Washington, DC.  

Jack has four children: Eran, Nicole, Stephanie and Justin.

 

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