David I. Raphael
David Raphael currently serves Director of Campus Services for Hillel International. In this capacity he serves as a senior-level field consultant providing organizational and professional support activities including strategic planning, board and professional development and governance, fiscal, fundraising and staffing guidance and support to Hillel Foundations across the nation. In 2012-2013 he served as the Interim Executive Director of the Joseph Slifka Center for Jewish Life at Yale (Yale’s Hillel).
David began his career in Hillel in 1983 as Director of Hillel at Temple University. In 1989 he became Associate International Director of Hillel for Field Operations and in 1997 Executive Director of Hillel of Greater Baltimore. Mr. Raphael briefly left Hillel in 2003 to become founding Executive Director of the Floortime Foundation, an organization seeking to explore new approaches to treating children with autism and related disorders. At the same time, he served as the Executive Director of MTI and oversaw the Baltimore Jewish Community’s strategic efforts to enhance services to teens. Mr. Raphael is a graduate of the Columbia University School of Social Work and the State University of New York at Albany.
David and his wife Jo live in Sandy Springs, GA. They have three children Alya, Naomi and Jacob.