.Every other week, Rabbi Ammi Hirsch hosts intellectually honest conversations unpacking current events through the lens of Jewish wisdom. Unbound by politics and untethered by party lines, Ammi and his expert guests discuss everything from race and antisemitism to all the other issues that keep you up at night.
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Director of Membership Engagement
Office: (212) 877-4050, ext. 223
Isaiah Benedek brings over a decade of nonprofit experience to Stephen Wise, where he is the director of membership engagement. Isaiah began his career in admissions at the International School of Brooklyn and was part of its founding development team. Later, he worked in principal giving at Memorial Sloan Kettering and at a prominent charter school network ,where he developed and executed strategic initiatives to steward and engage friends of the organization. Born and raised in Brooklyn, he earned his bachelor’s in political science from the University of Vermont and lives in Fort Greene with his partner and their dog, Roka.