Elisha Gechter

Elisha Gechter is the senior program manager for fellowships curriculum at Harvard Kennedy School’s Center for Public Leadership where she designs leadership learning experiences for over 100 fellows, oversees the Black Family Fellowship for active duty and veteran military students and also works on the Wexner Israel Fellowship and the Wexner Senior Leadership Program. She holds degrees from Yeshiva University and Brandeis’ Heller Hornstein Program in Jewish Leadership and Non-Profit Management.

Articles by Elisha Gechter

Tachanun: Engaging the Mind-Body Connection

In its tone and its language, this daily prayer nods to the themes and postures of the High Holidays.

My Daughter Asked for an Upsherin

“Imma I want an upsherin!” My daughter revealed this mid-way through her first year at a Chabad preschool, where she ...