Udi Cohen

Udi Cohen is Director and General Manager of Kids4Peace Jerusalem.  He is an experienced formal and informal educator, nonprofit leader, and social activist in Israel and abroad.  In 2017 Udi served as NATAN’s Head of Mission on Lesbos island, Greece, where he oversaw the OHF Community and Education Center for refugees and served as liaison with the UNHCR as well as local and international NGOs.  Previously, he was the head of the Reform movement’s network of early childhood centers in Jerusalem, where he opened the first classes for children of asylum seekers and foreign workers.  He holds BA and MA degrees in Education and Jewish Studies from The Hebrew University of Jerusalem and the University of Sydney; a teaching certificate for early childhood education; and an MA from The Hebrew University of Jerusalem in the management of non-profit organizations.