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Erika Rudin-Luria

Member of the Board of Governors
World Zionist Organization

Ms. Erika B. Rudin-Luria is president of the Jewish Federation of Cleveland and only the fifth person to serve in this role in the Federation’s nearly 120-year history.

Prior to being appointed to this role in 2019, Erika served as the organization’s senior vice president and chief strategy officer, in which she was responsible for the Federation’s strategic planning, community development, allocations, governance, and marketing functions. In this capacity, Erika helped the organization identify and address a wide range of established and emerging community needs. She first joined Cleveland’s Federation in 2001.
She is a trustee of the Jack, Joseph & Morton Mandel Foundation and the David and Inez Myers Foundation and on the Board of Directors of Parkwood Corporation, a private trust company. Erika was part of the inaugural cohort of the Mandel Executive Leadership Fellows, a program of the Mandel Institute for Nonprofit Leadership, an initiative of the Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Foundation. She is a board member of JPRO, the National Jewish Professional Organization and is a 2022 Crains Cleveland Business Women of Note award winner.

Erika received her Bachelor of Arts in Politics from Brandeis University. She earned her Master of Science in Social Work from Columbia University’s School of Social Work and her Master of Arts in Judaic Studies from the Jewish Theological Seminary of America.

She and her husband, Rabbi Hal Rudin-Luria, live in Pepper Pike, Ohio with their two sons, Jacob and Ari.

She is an Associate Member of the Board since April 2023.