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Neudorfer Resigns as CFO of Jewish Agency

Yaron Neudorfer, the chief financial officer of the Jewish Agency for Israel, has resigned.

The resignation comes amid a time of change at the Jewish Agency, including the planned end of automatic funding to the agency by the Jewish Federations of North America. Until now, the Jewish Agency automatically had received 75 percent of the Jewish Federations’ overseas budget.

Also over the last two or three years, the Jewish Agency has reorganized its departments, undergone staff cuts and reshuffled its priorities away from immigration to Israel, which it still handles, and toward Zionist education in the Diaspora.

A spokesman for the Jewish Agency, Joshua Berkman, told JTA that Natan Sharansky, the agency’s chairman, asked Neudorfer to stay on but that Neudorfer had declined.

“He saw us through a period of financial transition and he’ll be missed,” Berkman said. “He feels it’s time to move on and explore other opportunities.”

Neudorfer could not be reached for comment.

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