South Africa

Avril Promislow (2008 ISSRPL)

Avril Promislow is Assistant Director of International Interreligious Affairs of the American Jewish Committee. In this position she works closely with Rabbi David Rosen, developing programs, researching the emerging and burgeoning world of interfaith relations in the region, and overseeing the administration of the IA Department’s Jerusalem-based office. Originally from Johannesburg, South Africa, Avril has lived in Jerusalem for almost thirty years and over the years has been involved in a number of grass-roots efforts to bridge the gap between East and West. In addition to a liberal arts BA from the University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa, she is also a registered tour guide in Israel since the mid- 1980′s.